British Executions

Robert Carleton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 5 Apr 1742

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Norfolk

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 5 April 1742 at Diss                                                                         

Robert Carleton guilty of the murder of Mary Frost: poisoning her with mercury in salt so she died on 25tyh November 1741;  and of sodomy on John Lincoln.  After execution his body was hanged in chains there.