British Executions

Hugh Dawson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 25 Aug 1749

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Hugh Dawson and John Gamell (otherwise Gamon) found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Richard Outridge in the parish of Camberwell on 26th July 1749: robbing him of a silk purse (valued at 6d), a silver pocket piece (valued at 1/-) and 1/- in money numbered.