British Executions

William Allen


Sex: male

Crime: Housebreaking

Date Of Execution: 25 Jul 1761

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Reading

Method: hannging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 25 July 1761 (Bath Chronicle) William Allen indicted for a burglary in the dwelling house of William May in the parish of Thatcham on 16th April 1761: stealing therefrom 6 copper halfpennies, 120 copper farthings, 2 pounds of bacon (valued at 1/-) and 2 nutmegs (valued at 2d).