British Executions

Matthew Mason

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 6 Aug 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Matthew Mason guilty of sacrilege in stealing from the parish church of Hampsthwaite 2 silver cups (valued at £4) and 16/- on money, the property of the churchwardens, on 13th March 1785.