British Executions

Richard Bailey


Sex: male

Crime: Highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 7 Aug 1784

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Reading

Method: hannging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 7 August 1784 (Bath Chronicle) Richard Bailey indicted for the highway robbery of Edward Brushwood in the parish of Thatcham on 3rd June 1784: robbing him of a watch (valued at 50/-), 2 gold guineas, a gold half guinea and 6/- in money numbered.