British Executions

Thomas Richards

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 1 May 1747

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Richards and William Gill found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Robert Bagshaw in the parish of St Olave, Southwark on 8th February 1747: robbing him of a Holland shirt (valued at 5/-), a lawn handkerchief (valued at 3/-), a lace handkerchief (valued at 3/-), a coloured linen handkerchief (valued at 6d), a lawn apron (valued at10/6), a cambric stock (valued at 6d) and a pair of lawn ruffles (valued at 1/-).