British Executions

Richard Thomas

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 29 Aug 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Richard Thomas, aged 21, found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of George Wale in the parish of Egham on 14th June 1787: robbing him of a watch with gold cases (valued at £30), a silk ribbon (value  at 1d), a gold watch key (valued at 10/-), a gold enamelled snuff box (value at £30), 2 patent pistols with bayonets fixed (valued at £5), a silk purse (valued at 1/-) and £3 in money numbered.  He was also found guilty on the following indictment.