British Executions

James Lafferty


Sex: male

Crime: Highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 28 Mar 1801

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Shrewsbury

Method: hanging



Shropshire James Lafferty, aged 24, guilty of the highway robbery of Edward Roberts in the parish of St Chad, Shrewsbury on 14th February 1801: robbing him of a silk purse (valued at 2d), 9 gold guineas, 1 old half guinea, 6 copper halfpennies and 12/6 in money numbered.