British Executions

John Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 13 Aug 1737

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 13 August 1737 (Newcastle Courant)

John Smith (otherwise Thomas Smith, otherwise Tobias Goodall) guilty of the highway robbery of Robert Stainton in the parish of Saxton (sic) on 8th April 1737: robbing him of a gold half guinea, a silver crown piece, 16/- in money, a medal with a portrait of Queen Anne (valued at 2/6) and a medal with a portrait of King George I (valued at 2/6).