British Executions

Richard Yeoman

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 11 Jan 1717

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Richard Yeoman alias Newman , of St. Clement Dane's , together with William Dehew of the same Place, were indicted for a Robbery and Assault on the Person of Daniel Oldridge , the 19th of January last, and taking from him a Hat, value 2 s. 6 d. a Wig, value 2 s. 6 d. and 5 s. in Money . To which Indictment Yeoman pleaded Guilty . The Prosecutor deposed, that coming from Stepney , two Fellows with Sticks overtook him, and one of them knocked him down, and the other stopped his Mouth with a Handkerchief, and swore he'd murder him if he made any Noise, but would not swear that Dehew was one of them; so the Jury acquitted him.

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (, version 6.0, 10 October 2011), January 1717, trial of Richard Yeoman alias Newman William Dehew (t17170111-8).