Date Of Execution: 25 Jul 1768
Execution Place: York
Thomas Lee, aged 25, guilty of the murder of Richard Petty in the parish of Burnsall on 1st April 1766. Richard Petty had been from Grassingham to Kettlewell to a Cock match and was supposed to have won some money: on the way home in company with Thomas Lee and others he was struck, beaten and throttled. Afterwards his body was hanged in chains at Grassington Gate.