British Executions

James Copsey

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 10 Aug 1796

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Ipswich

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Copsey (aged 26) and Daniel Burrows (aged 24) guilty of the highway robbery of William Ames at Hadleigh on 18th April 1796: robbing him of a watch (valued at 40/-), a chain (valued at 12d. and a seal (valued at 1d).