British Executions

William Day

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 30 Mar 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 30 March 1787 (Ipswich Journal)       

William Day, aged 23, found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of William Sharpe in the parish of Clavering on 16th December 1786: robbing him of a key (valued at 1d), 5 gold guineas and 1 gold half guinea.