Before Rebecca Wales Corn Riots:
|08/05/1801||Samuel Hill||Glamorgan||Cardiff Heath|
Records state both were convicted of Highway Robbery.
22 April 1801
At Cardiff Assizes, which ended on Friday last, and occupied the whole of
the week, three of the rioters at Merthyr, who had committed felonies, were capitally convicted, and received sentence of death, viz. Samuel Hill,
James Luke, and Aaron Williams; as were Thomas John, and Gwenllin
Watkin, for sheep stealing. Judgement is suspended on three others of
the rioters who were found guilty of felonies.
The execution of two rioters
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 29 May 1801.