British Executions

William Collins

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 27 Aug 1784

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 27 August 1784 - Town Moor, Newcastle (Newcastle Courant)

James Chambers and William Collins (otherwise Nicholson) guilty of the highway robbery of Jasper Anderson in the parish of St Nicholas, Newcastle on 10th November 1783: robbing him of a leather pocket book (valued at 1d), 4 gold guineas, 10/- in money and 2 Promissory Notes (one for £1.1/- and the other for £9.9/-).