British Executions

Bezaleel Knowles

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 28 Apr 1753

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Bezaleel Knowles, aged 17, guilty of the murder of Dorothy Gibson, by cutting her neck to the bone and her throat from ear to ear, in the parish of Knaresborough on 25th January 1753.