British Executions

William Sykes

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 13 Jun 1795

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Sussex

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William (or James) Sykes for rioting at Bishopstone on 17th April:  stealing 10 hempen sacks and 50 bushels of wheat flour, the property of Thomas Barton and Edmund  Catt (valued at more than £13)