British Executions

Matthew Young

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 18 Apr 1767

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Matthew Young guilty of the highway robbery of Barnet Frank in the parish of Allerton Mauleverer on 10th August 1766: robbing him of an oak box (valued at 2/-), 48 silver teaspoons (valued at £5), 8 other silver spoons (valued at £4), 5 silver tea tongs (valued at £2.10/-), 20 pairs of silver buckles (valued at £12) and 36 stone rings (valued at £18)