British Executions

Lawrence Kemp

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1749

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Sussex

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Lawrence Kemp (otherwise Kent) and Thomas Kemp (otherwise Kent) found guilty on an indictment for stealing 2 silver spoons (valued at 5/-), a watch (valued at 20/-), a two-handled cup (valued at 20/-) 3 gold rings (valued at 20/-), 20 gold guineas and 5 pieces of old gold coin (with a value of £4) in the dwelling house of Richard Haffenden in the parish of Heathfield on 2nd November 1748.