British Executions

John Beck

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 27 Aug 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Beck guilty of the highway robbery of William Sutherland in the parish of Rokeby on 5th December 1784: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 30/-), a steel watch key (valued at 1d), a steel seal (values at 1d) and a steel chain (valued at 1d).