British Executions

William Rider

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 31 Mar 1784

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Nottinghamshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 31 March 1784 (Leicester and Nottingham Journal)                     

Thomas Henfrey and William Rider for the highway robbery on Peascroft Hill, between Binham and Ratcliffe, of Richard Caunt of Plungar: robbinh him of 5 gold guineas, 3/6 in silver and 3d in copper.