British Executions

Elizabeth Holmstead

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 22 Nov 1782

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 22 November 1782 (Ipswich Journal)

Elizabeth Holmstead, aged 22, found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of Thomas Newman in the parish of Burnham on 17th May 1782: stealing therefrom 2 silver watches (valued at £5), a wooden bottle (valued at 4/-), 9 glass bottles (valued at 7/-) and £100 in money numbered.