British Executions

Richard Clark

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 18 Apr 1767

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Richard Clark guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Mark Hatterly in the parish of Ripon on 22nd August 1766; and stealing therefrom a purse (valued at 1d), 10 gold guineas, 14 gold half guineas, a gold 36/- piece, a gold 9/- piece, a gold Moidore (value 27/-), a silver watch (valued at £3), a waistcoat (valued at 10/6). A silk handkerchief (valued at 2d), a linen handkerchief (valued at 1/-), a silk and cotton handkerchief (valued at 2/-), a silver stocking buckle (valued at 1/-) and 20/- in money.