British Executions

Joseph Ryland

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 20 Apr 1764

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Ryland found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Abigail Cooke in the parish of Croydon on 17th October 1763: robbing her of a purse (valued at 1d) and 5/- in money numbered.  Said to have been executed but not mentioned in newspapers with Quilt and Madox.