British Executions

Joseph Newman

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 29 Aug 1792

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Field, Ilchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Newman (aged 36) guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Joseph Billings, draper, in the parish of St Mary Magdalen, Taunton on 23rd May 1792: stealing therefrom 2 yards of silk (called silk patch work) and other goods (valued at £18.18.6d).