British Executions

John Williamson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 19 Aug 1775

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Williamson guilty of the highway robbery of Thurstan Jackson in the parish of Pickering on 14th December 1774: robbing him of a bag (valued at 6d), the property of Henry Robinson, and a Bill of Exchange for £66.10/-, the property of Joseph Atkinson.