British Executions

William Dight

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 19 Mar 1796

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Winchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Price and William Dight guilty of the highway robbery of Robert Ramsford in the parish of Portsmouth on 11th December 1795: robbing him of a watch string and other goods (valued at 3/9).