British Executions

James Potter

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 26 Aug 1776

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Potter found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of William Calvert in the parish of Banstead on 1st August 1776: robbing him of a watch (valued at £3), a gold watch seal (valued at £2), a purse (valued at 6d), 11 gold guineas and other goods valued at 8/6.