British Executions

Samuel Beaton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 12 Aug 1763

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Samuel Beaton found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Henry Thrale in the parish of St George the Martyr, Southwark on 4th May 1763: robbing him of a gold repeater watch (valued at £20), a gold chain (valued at 40/-), 2 gold seals (valued at £4) 2 metal buckles (valued at 5/-), a silk handkerchief (valued at 3/-), a snuff box (valued at 4/-), a Bank Note for £20 and 12 gold guineas.