British Executions

Charles Jenkins

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 4 Aug 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Charles Jenkins, aged 22, guilt of the highway robbery of William Ryalley in the parish of St Mary Lambeth on 5th June 1785: robbing him of a watch (valued at 40/-), a watch chain (valued at 6d), a watch key (valued at 1d), 2 knives (one valued at 6d, the other at 3d), a handkerchief (valued at 6d) and 4/6 in money numbered.