British Executions

Thomas Dexter

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1799

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Norfolk

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 1 April 1799 at Thetford

Thomas Dexter (aged 22) guilty of the highway robbery of Giles Pilling in the parish of Gaywood on 18th December 1798: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at £3)< a watch seal and watch key (each valued at 1d), 3 iron keys (valued at 3d), a pocket knife (valued at 6d) and 2.6 in money.