British Executions

Henry Holland

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 28 Aug 1773

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Henry Holland (otherwise Blackhurst) guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of William Fildes in the parish of Atherton on 11th April 1773: stealing therefrom 2 riding coats (valued at 30/-), 1 plod silk handkerchief (valued at 1/6), 1 black silk handkerchief (valued at 1/6), 2 linen handkerchiefs (valued at 1/6), a silver plated spur (valued at 6d), a gimlet (valued at 6d) and a cotton handkerchief (valued at 2/-).  (Grocer was also condemned to death on this indictment.