British Executions

James Caldwell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 19 Aug 1778

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Winchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Boulter and James Caldwell guilty of the highway robbery of William Embery: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at £3) and 7/6 in money numbered.  There were eight indictments against them but they were only tried and found guilty on two of them.