British Executions

William Hamilton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 23 Mar 1774

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Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Hamilton guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Thomas William Lutwyche in the parish of St Nicholas, Worcester on 26th November 1773: stealing therefrom 9 watches with silver cases (valued at £15), a watch with gold cases (valued at £18), 3 pairs of metal watch cases (valued at £3), 42 pairs of silver shoe buckles (valued at £24), 8 silver stock buckles (valued at 40/-), 3 pairs of silver knee buckles (valued at 18/-), 36 silver coat buttons (valued at 36/-), 36 silver waistcoat buttons (valued at 36/-), a cornelian stone ring set in gold (valued at 18/-) and 4 pairs of silver tea tongs (valued at 46/-).