British Executions

Stephen Richardson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing sheep

Date Of Execution: 26 Jul 1799

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 26 July 1799

Stephen Richardson, aged 21, found guilty on an indictment for stealing 1 sheep (valued at £1.10/-), the property of William Cockerton, in the parish of Rayleigh on 9th November 1798.