British Executions

Thomas Taylor

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 5 Apr 1766

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Taylor (otherwise John Scott) guilty of stealing I piece of Cambletee cloth (valued at £1.5/-), 36 yards of Fustian (valued at £2.5/-), 3 lbs of silk (valued at £4.2/-) and 1 piece of leather (valued at 1/-) in the dwelling house of Richard Clough in the parish of Slaidburn on 5th February 1766.