British Executions

Joseph Hunt

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 12 Apr 1766

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Hunt guilty of the highway robbery of Catherine Stapleton, spinster, in the parish of Aldridge on 1st January 1766; robbing her of a purse (valued at 6d), 4 gold guineas, a gold quarter guinea and 12/- in money numbered.  Also sentenced to death for the highway robbery of Thomas Deakin in the parish of Norton under Cannock on 29th January 1766: robbing him of 5/- in money numbered.