British Executions

William Prosser

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 24 Mar 1786

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Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Prosser guilty of the highway robbery of William Drinkwater in the parish of St Peter on 1st November 1785: robbing him of a hat (valued at 3/-), a linen shirt (valued at 6/-), a carter’s frock (valued at 5/-), a cloth waistcoat (valued at 3/-), 2 leather shoes (valued at 2/-), a pair of iron buckles (valued at 4d) and 3/- in money numbered.