British Executions

Richard Boys

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 17 Oct 1767

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Boys, aged 27, and Richard Boys, aged 24, guilty of the highway robbery of Abraham Earnshaw in Halifax: robbing him of a purse (valued at 1d), 8 gold guineas and 5/- in other money.