British Executions

William Pearse

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 19 Oct 1767

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Bodmin

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 5 or 19 October 1767 Launceston (Western Flying Post)

William Pearse guilty of stealing 30 pounds of cotton (valued at 30/-) and a coil of rope (value at 5/-), the property of Julian Moisson,  from the “L’Adalaide” which was wrecked at Cambeach.  Hanged St Stephen’s near Launceston.