British Executions

William Edwards

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 8 Apr 1774

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 8 April 1774  (Exeter Flying Post)

James Perry and William Edwards guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Joan Cann, spinster: stealing therefrom a silver ½ pint cup (valued at 10/-) and other goods, the property of Thomas Cobley.