British Executions

Robert Wilkinson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 11 Apr 1789

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Robert Wilkinson guilty of the highway robbery of George Fowler in the parish of Heslington on 12th February 1789: robbing him of 1 pound of powdered sugar (valued at 7d), a silver watch (valued at 40/-), a steel chain (valued at 6d), a purse (valued at 1d), 1 gold guinea and 8/- in money numbered.