British Executions

James Cross

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 6 Apr 1744

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Edward Smith, Robert Wright, James Cross and John Plunkett guilty of the highway robbery of John Owen in the parish of St Peter on 27th September 1743: robbing him of a worsted shagg coat (valued at 10/-), a linen bag (of no value), a pocket book (valued at 6d), a foreign gold 36/- piece, a gold Moidore (value 27/-) and £4.13.7 in money numbered.