British Executions

Benjamin Alton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 25 Apr 1759

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Field, Ilchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Benjamin Alton and James Noble guilty of the highway robbery of Thomas Slocumbe: robbing him o f a silk purse (valued at 1d), 2 foreign gold 36/- pieces and other goods and money.