British Executions

Thomas Wilkinson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 20 Apr 1765

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 20 April 1765 (Manchester Magazine)

Thomas Wilkinson of Croston guilty of the highway robbery of Henry Marsden near Horwich Chapel in the parish of Horwich on 5th November 1764: robbing him of 5 gold guineas, a gold quarter guinea and 2 Portuguese gold coins (each with a value of 27/-).