British Executions

Robert Watson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 8 Apr 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Robert Watson the younger, aged 22, guilty of the highway robbery of William Bailed in the parish of Wath upon Dearne on 1st January 1786: robbing him of a puse (valued at 1d), 7 gold guineas and a gold half guinea.