British Executions

Robert Thomas

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 6 Aug 1774

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Robert Thomas guilty of the highway robbery of Wiliam Dighton in the parish of Halifax on 9th November 1769: robbing him of 4 gold guineas.  His body was hanged in chains on Beacon Hill Halifax.