British Executions

John Smith senior

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 3 Aug 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Northampton Heath, Northamptonshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 3 August 1787 

William Pettifer, Richard Law, William Bowers, John Smith senior, David Coe and John Hulbert: these six were members of the Culworth Gang variously convicted of divers highway robberies, breaking into houses and burglaries.