British Executions

William Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 1 Aug 1750

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


August 1750

William Smith found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Kilney in the parish of Hornchurch  on 21st May 1750; robbing him of 15/- in money numbered.   Assize record shows as respited.