British Executions

William Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 22 Aug 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Tuesday, 22 August 1786

William Smith, aged 24, found guilty on an indictment for stealing a bay horse (valued at £20), the property of Richard Warwick, in the parish of Stock Harward on 15th July 1786.  Executed on.