British Executions

Abel Hobson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 5 Apr 1766

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Abel Hobson guilty of stealing 12 cured calf skins (valued at 40/-) and 2 cured cow hides (valued at 20/-) in the dwelling house of Joseph Jackson in the parish of Birstell on 23rd January 1766.