British Executions

James Beeton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 17 Feb 1783

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Kings Lynn

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 17 February 1783 (Cambridge Chronnicle)

James Beeton for the highway robbing of Robert White, the North Mail Postboy, (mail robbery), on South Lynn Common on 19th October 1782: robbing him of a leathern bag (value 2/-), the property of the King and Bank Drafts and Securities to the value of £1363.10.-.