British Executions

Benjamin Pearcey

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 16 Apr 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Norfolk

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 16 April 1787

Benjamin Pearcey (aged 22) guilty of the highway robbery of John Sinydies at West Walton: robbing him of 4 gold guineas and 8 or 9 shillings.