British Executions

William Brown

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 27 Mar 1789

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 27 March 1789 (Ipswich Journal)       

William Brown found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of William Taborsham in the parish of Steeple Bumpstead on 4th September 1788: robbing him of 3 gold guineas, 1 silver shilling and 12 half.