British Executions

John Wilshere

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 26 Jul 1793

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 26 July 1793 (Ipswich Journal)

John Wilshere (otherwise William Wilshire, otherwise William Crowder) found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Humphrey Howarth in the parish of Woodford on 18th April 1793: robbing him a silk purse (value at 1/-), £38 in money numbered, 2 Promissory Notes for £100 and £50 and 11 bank Notes - one for £100, 2 for £50, 3 for £20 and 5 for £10.