British Executions

James Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 6 Sep 1756

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Smith found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Mariana, wife of James Bromfield in the parish of St Mary, Lambeth on 5th June 1756: robbing her of a silk purse (valued at 6d), an enamelled patch box (valued at 20/-), a piece of metal like a Portuguese gold coin and 4/6 in money numbered.