British Executions

Richard Kilburn

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 26 Aug 1738

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Richard Kilburn found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Gotobed in the parish of St George the Martyr, Southwark on 13th May 1738: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 50/-), a pair of silver shoe buckles (valued at 12/-), a cambric stock (valued at 6/-), a stock buckle (valued at 2/6), a penknife (valued at 1d), and a pair of metal knee buckles (valued at 1d).