British Executions

Richard Taylor

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 1 Jun 1741

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Richard Taylor guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of John Prire (?) in the parish of St John Bedwardine on 11th April 1741; and stealing therefrom 2 hempen shirts (valued at 5/-), a flaxen shirt (valued at 1/-), a pair of silver buttons (valued at 1/-), a pair of linen breeches (valued at 2d). 2 pairs of worsted stockings (valued at 2/-), a pair of leather shoes (valued at 2/-) and a hat (valued at 6d).

Reprieves not traced for any of the three above.