British Executions

William Jones

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 22 Aug 1783

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 22 August 1783

William Jones (otherwise William Johnson, otherwise William Chesterman) , aged 34, found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Patrick Worters in the parish of Woodford on 9th May 1783: robbing him of a pocket book (valued at 3d) and 40/- in money numbered.