British Executions

Matthew Gillingham

Age: 21

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 10 Aug 1792

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Dorset

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 10 August 1792 (Western Flying Post)

Matthew Gillingham (aged 21) guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Joshua Wheller in the parish of Netherbury on 9th February 1792: stealing therefrom 9 pewter plates and other goods (valued at 20/-).