British Executions

William Knock

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 8 Oct 1791

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Cheshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 8 October 1791 (Chester Chronicle)

Joseph Aston, David Aston and William Knock for a burglary at Northern.

For the  execution of the Astons and Knock the gallows was moved from its customary place on the river side of the road to the opposite side of the road, where it remained till 1801.