British Executions

Charles Martin

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing sheep

Date Of Execution: 26 Jul 1799

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 26 July 1799

Charles Martin, aged 30, found guilty on an indictment for stealing 5 sheep (valued at £5), the property of William Clark and John Church, in the parish of Matching on 11th June 1799.  Check if executed on 26 July or reprieved 3 August.  Included in List of Executions in Essex CRO but not in newspaper report.