British Executions

Elijah Pulleyn

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 5 Apr 1788

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Pulleyn and Elijah Pulleyn guilty of the highway robbery of Elizabeth Corbett, spinster, in the parish of Moor Monkton, in the County of the City of York, on 24th November 1787: robbing her of  white linen handkerchief with a blue border (valued at 1/-), a silk handkerchief (valued at 3-), a horn comb (valued at 1d), a gold guinea, 12/- in silver money and 5d in copper money..  A city execution