British Executions

James Mitchell

Age: 27

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 29 Mar 1788

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Cambridgeshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 29 March 1788 (Cambridge Chronicle) James Mitchell, aged 27, guilty of the highway robbery of David Coxall in the parish of ; robbing him of 12 gold guineas and some silver money. Mitchell was buried at Chesterton on 30th March 1788.