British Executions

Thomas Ward

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 10 Aug 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 10 August 1787 (Ipswich Journal)

William Green, aged 29, and Thomas Ward, aged 21, found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Lucy Hogg in the parish of Writtle on 5th April 1787: robbing her of a silver 6d, 8 copper half pennies and 1 copper ¼d.