British Executions

Abraham Durham

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 25 Apr 1761

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Abraham Durham guilty of the highway robbery of Harvey Hartwell in the parish of Whittington on 20th December 1760: robbing him of 4/- in money numbered.  T 90 records erection of a new temporary gallows as the old one had been cut down by Durham’s friends.