British Executions

Patrick Pearson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 22 Sep 1770

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 22 September 1770 (Newcastle Paper)

Patrick Pearson and Thomas Dunwoody guilty of the highway robbery of William Salisbury in Liverpool on 24th April 1770: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at £1) and 3 silver shillings.