British Executions

Andrew Burns

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 14 Apr 1798

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Andrew Burns, aged 21, and John Hill, aged 19, guilty of the highway robbery of William Dacey in the parish of Wolstanton on 12th October 1797: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 20/-), a pair of leather breeches (valued at 4/-), a shirt (valued at 5/-) and £14.14/- in money numbered.