British Executions

George Bentham

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 10 Mar 1794

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Winchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


George Bentham, sailor, guilty of the murder by shooting of William Barnes, midshipman, who had been sent to persuade him to return to his ship after outstaying his shore leave.