British Executions

William Rilet

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 2 Apr 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Rilet, aged 23, guilty of the highway robbery of John Barr in the parish of Sculcoates on 14th November 1784: robbing him of a foreign Bill of Exchange (valued at £20).