British Executions

Robert Downe

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 10 Aug 1767

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Nottinghamshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Robert Downe for the murder of Thomas Greenwood (a deaf and dumb boy aged 13) by stabbing him.  After execution he was hanged in chains near the murder spot at the Gravel Pits, Lichfield Lane end near Mansfield.