British Executions

Thomas Cross


Sex: male

Crime: Highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 30 Nov 1758

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Reading

Method: hannging

Executioner: unknown


William Cooper and Thomas Cross indicted for the highway robbery of Thomas Elton in the parish of Newbury on 18th January 1759: robbing him of 3 foreign gold 36/- pieces, 2 gold Moidores (each with a value of 27/-) and 3/- in money numbered. Executed.