British Executions

Lawrence Briercliffe

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 1 Aug 1742

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown



Lawrence Briercliffe guilty of the murder of John Hind, by striking him with a staff on the head, in the parish of Cliviger (? Sic) on 19th August 1739 (George II 13), so that he died on 22nd August.  Unclear if tried at lent or summer Assizes.  Executed April or August/September.