British Executions

James Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 8 Apr 1778

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Smith found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Hames in the parish of St Paul, Deptford on 16th October 1777: robbing him of a watch (valued at 40/-) and 2 half crowns.