British Executions

Thomas Downand

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing sheep

Date Of Execution: 25 Aug 1753

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Downand, aged 22, guilty of stealing sheep (ewes, wethers, tups and lambs). The property of John Downing and John Billcliffe, in the parish of Tankersley on 5th August 1753.