British Executions

Samuel Norfolk

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 9 Mar 1776

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 9 March 1776                                   

Samuel Norfolk found guilty on an indictment for the murder of his wife, Sarah, by drowning her in a pond in the yard of his dwelling house, in the parish of Toppesfield on 24th September 1775.