British Executions

James Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 10 Mar 1783

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 10 March 1783 at Romford

James Smith, aged 24, found guilty on an indictment for the murder of Richard Gaisor in the parish of West Ham on 7th February 1783, stabbing him in the neck and throat.