British Executions

William Harrold

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 2 Apr 1773

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 2 April 1773 (Ipswich Journal)

William Harrold and Edmund Butler found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Matthew Lords in the parish of Sandon on 9th October 1772: robbing him of 21 gold guineas, 10 gold half guineas, a watch with silver cases (valued at £5) and 3/- in money numbered.