British Executions

James Watson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 23 Mar 1761

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Winchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Stone and James Watson guilty of the highway robbery of Robert Dickson in the parish of Portsmouth: robbing him of a silk handkerchief (valued at 12d) and 15/9¼ in money.