British Executions

James Proctor

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: uttering

Date Of Execution: 29 Apr 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Proctor (otherwise John Smith, otherwise William Smith), aged 35,  guilty of uttering and publishing a Bill of Exchange for £14.14/- dated 2nd July 1785, knowing it to be forged, with intent to defraud Thomas Wilson & Co. in Leeds on 19th July 1786.