British Executions

Richard Turpin

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 7 Apr 1739

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Richard Turpin (in name of John Palmer) guilty of stealing a black gelding (value £3), a black mare (value £3) and a filly foal (value 20/-), the property of Thomas Creavy,  in the parish of Welton on 1st March 1739.