British Executions

William Grace

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 26 Mar 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 26 March 1785 County Gaol, Moulsham, Chelmsford

William Grace, aged 40, found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of John Stanniell in the parish of Barking on 16th May 1784: stealing therefrom 2 silver tablespoons (valued at 21/-), 9 linen shirts (valued at £5.5/-), a pair of pistols (valued at 10/-), a silk handkerchief (valued at 3/-) and 2/- in money numbered.