British Executions

William Cockburn

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 16 Aug 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Cockburn guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of James Gibson in the parish of Wittingham on 21st March 1785: stealing therefrom 2 leather saddles (valued at 20/-) and a black mare (valued at £20).