British Executions

Catherine Savage

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 5 Apr 1788

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Catherine Savage guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Stephen Ridsdale in the parish of Welton on 7th October 1787; stealing therefrom a cloth coat with yellow metal buttons (valued at 10/-), a pair of corded breeches with white metal buttons (valued at 4/-), a pair of leather shoes (valued at 6/-), a pair of buckles plated with silver (valued at 5/-), a pair of iron nippers (valued at 2/6), a man’s hat (valued at 14/-), 4½ yards of cloth (valued at 20/-) and a velvet waistcoat (valued at 15/-).