British Executions

Thomas Walker

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 12 Apr 1749

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Walker and Arthur Gibbons found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Henry Allison in the parish of St Mary, Rotherhithe, on 9th February 1749:  robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 40/-), a hat (valued at 10/-), a pair of silver shoe buckles (valued at 10/-), silver knee buckles (valued at 4/-), a clasp knife (valued at 6d), a silk purse (valued at 1/-), 1 gold guinea and 5/- in money numbered; also of robbing him of a waincot box (valued at 6d) and a silver coffee pot (valued at £8), the property of George Longstaffe.