British Executions

John William

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 16 Aug 1798

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Carmarthenshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thursday, 16 August 1798

John William on 11 April 1798 in the parish of St Clears assaulted his father Lewis William with a large stick with which he hit him on the head divers times giving him a mortal wound on the left side of his head of which he languished till 4 May when he died (WALES 4/752/2).

Hereford Journal Wednesday 29 August reports he was executed on Thursday 16 August.ereford Journal Wednesday 29 August reportsHH

In C&iN as Shoni'r Cornel for murder of his father at Llanfihangel Abercowin.