British Executions

Edward Lee

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 1 May 1753

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Pembrokeshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Edward Lee burgled house of John Jones in the parish of St Thomas, Haverfordwest of  1 silver stand (value 30/-); 1 silver pepper box (value 10/-); 2 silver salts (value 20/-) 1 silver tea tongs (value 3/-); 2 silver spoons (value 20/-); 1 silver tumbler (value 20/-); 1 silver porringer (value 15/-) and 4 pieces of silver coin (value 10/-) (WALES 14/54).

 Hanged Tuesday 1 May 1753 on "St Magdalene Hill, or as it is called Merlins Hill". (Article in Western Telegraph and Cymric Times of 7 January 1943.)  The Gaol File for this session has not survived.