British Executions

William Griffith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1788

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Carmarthenshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown



William Griffith - his suicide is related by Richard Jones in Cwmgwili MS 259 "3 condemned at this session..... 1 housebreaking this last was the hangman (not yet 20) not half an hour after sentence he hung himself in the gaol."