British Executions

David Hoy

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 18 Aug 1775

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 18 August 1775                                                                                   

David Hoy found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of Samuel Rand in the parish of Fairstead on 6th April 1775: stealing therefrom 2 silver tablespoons (valued at 20/-), 5 silver teaspoons (valued at 5/-) and 7 gold guineas.