British Executions

William Slaton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 30 Mar 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 30 March 1787 (Ipswich Journal)       

William Slaton (otherwise William Dickenson) , aged 34, and John Say, aged 30, found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of Hester Juson in the parish of Wanstead on 22nd November 1786: stealing therefrom 13 pieces of linen (valued at 12/-), 3 woollen blankets (valued at 12/-), 1 hammer cloth (valued at 10/-) 1 livery cloth coat (valued at 5/-) and a looking glass in a mahogany frame (valued at 6/-).