British Executions

James Sutcliffe

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 2 Apr 1796

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Sutcliffe (otherwise Freeman) guilty of the highway robbery of John Wisnal in the parish of Bunpley on 29th August 1795: robbing hi of 10 gold guineas, 6 gold half guineas, asilver watch (valued at £4), asteel chain (valued at 6d), a steel watch key (valued at 1d), a steel seal (valued at 1d), a leather letter cae (valud at 3d), a promissory Note for 5 guineas, a Bill of Exchange for £6.9/- and another for £14.11/-..