British Executions

Robert Wright

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 12 Mar 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 12 March 1785 County Gaol, Moulsham, Chelmsford                  

Robert Wright, aged 25, found guilty on an indictment for the murder of Samuel Pewter, beating him to death with a stick, in the parish of Paglesham on 10th October 1784.