British Executions

Edward Sewell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 11 Aug 1797

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 11 August 1797

Edward Sewell, the elder, found guilty on an indictment for breaking into the dwelling house of Thomas Cooper in the parish of Langenhoe on 27th December 1796: stealing therefrom goods and bank notes with a total value of £312.4.5d.