British Executions

William Matthews

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 29 Mar 1794

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Dorset

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 29 March 1794 (Western Flying Post)

William Matthews guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Joseph Beard in the parish of Gillingham on 5th October 1793: stealing therefrom a pair of boots and other goods (valued at 22/-).