British Executions

Thomas Edwards

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1742

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Edwards guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Ursula Wood, widow, in the parish of Ellesmere on 24th November 1741:  stealing therefrom a shagreen surgical instruments case (valued at 40/-), 9 bottoms of linen yarn (valued at 5/-) and 2 pounds of buttons (valued at12d).