British Executions

Samuel Watts

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 9 Aug 1776

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday,   9 August 1776                                                                                   

Samuel Watts found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of Sarah Browse, widow, in the parish of Lamarsh on 4th April 1776: stealing therefrom a 12lb loaf (valued at 6/-), her property and a grey worsted stocking (valued at 1/-), the property of Susannah Newman.