British Executions

William Dench

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 11 Aug 1797

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 11 August 1797

William Dench found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Laundy in the parish of Theydon Garnon on 17th January 1797: robbing him of a £10 Bank note, 2 canvas purses (valued at 2d) and £17.12/- in money numbered.