British Executions

William Nicholson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 19 Aug 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Nicholson, aged 27, guilty of stealing a chestnut gelding (valued at £30) and a bay gelding (valued at £20.5/-), the property of Robert Athorpe Athorpe in the parish of Dinnington on 17th June 1786.