British Executions

Rees Bethel

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 25 Apr 1753

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Carmarthenshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown



Rees Bethel The gaol file for this session has not survived.  Highway robbery of Rachel, wife of James Benhan, in the parish of Llantrisant  (clearly spelled but I cannot find such a parish in Carmarthenshire): stole 1 knife (value 1/-); a silver pocket piece (value 2/-); a nutmeg grater (value 6d); one cheque for 1/6; a silk handkerchief (value 4/-) and 13/- in silver coin (WALES 14/54). Left for execution.  No reprieve traced.