British Executions

William Donkan

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 10 Aug 1751

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Donkan (alias Alexander) guilty of breaking into the house of Christopher Thornton with intent to steal therefrom in the parish of Saint John, (Beverley, York or Halifax)   on 30th May 1751.