British Executions

Thomas Clamping

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 18 Aug 1775

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 18 August 1775                                                                                   

Thomas Clamping found guilty on an indictment for breaking into the dwelling house of Sarah Browse, widow, in the parish of Lamarsh on 14th February 1773; and stealing therefrom 3 glass bottles (valued at 4d), 2 quarts of Mountain (valued at 2/-), a quart of Port wine (valued at 12d), 7 gold guineas, 1 gold half guinea, 1 gold quarter guinea and 6/- in money numbered.