British Executions

Thomas Brett

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 24 Mar 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 24 March 1786                                     

Thomas Brett, aged 22, found guilty on an indictment for breaking into the dwelling house of Samuel Player in the parish of Stanstead Montfichet on 28th February 1786; and stealing therefrom 2 wheaten loaves (valued at 15d). 5 lbs of pickled pork (valued at 2/-), 9 lbs of lump sugar and 30/- in money numbered.