British Executions

William Ajax

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 21 Apr 1783

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Carmarthenshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 21 April 1783

William Ajax (otherwise Morgan) on 29 March 1783 at 4 o'clock in the morning in the parish of Llanddewibrefi assaulted Martha David by fastening a woollen neckcloth (value 1d) round her neck and choking and strangling her so that she instantly died (WALES 4/902/3).  Execution ordered for 21st April.