British Executions

Thomas Cox

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 10 Apr 1783

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Cox, aged 41, found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Robert Spottis in the parish of St Mary, Lambeth on 1st January 1783:  robbing him of a bay gelding (valued at £6)., a watch with gold cases (valued at £20), a silk watch string mounted with gold (valued at 10/-), 2 cornelian watch seals set in gold (valued at 40/-), a gold watch hook (valued at 5/-), a gold watch key (valued at 5/-), a silk purse (valued at 6d) and 4 gold guineas.