British Executions

Peter Houlton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 8 Apr 1775

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Peter Houlton found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Richard Woodcock in the parish of Wandsworth on 3rd November 1774: robbing him of 2 gold guineas, 2 gold half guineas and a watch, with chain, key and seal (valued at 40/9).