British Executions

Elizabeth Sullivan

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 3 Apr 1790

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Carmarthenshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 3 April 1790

Eliz Sullivan (otherwise Sullavan, otherwise Severn) on 5 February 1790 at about midnight in the parish of Trefilan burglariously entered the dwelling house of David Rees and stole 1 brown cloth greatcoat (value (5/-); 1 striped cloth gown (value 5/-);    2 cloth petticoats (value 2/-); 1 cloth cloak (value 5/-); 5 aprons (value 2/-); 1 flannel neckcloth (value 2/-); 1 canvas bag (value 1/-) and a canvas winnowing sheet (value 1/-): ALSO the same night in the same parish burglariously entered the dwelling house of John Davies and stole various articles of cloth (WALES 4/904/5).

The Hereford Journal of Wednesday 28 April reports the execution of Catherine Lloyd on Saturday 3 April 1790 (this must refer to Elizabeth Sullivan as Lloyd was not tried till 1791).