British Executions

Richard Odcroft


Sex: male

Crime: Horse theft

Date Of Execution: 12 Aug 1780

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Reading

Method: hannging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 12 August 1780 (Reading Mercury) Richard Oldcroft indicted for stealing a dun gelding (valued at ?3), the property of Mary Taylor, in the parish of St Mary Reading on 7th February 1780.