British Executions

Henry Keys

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 7 Apr 1784

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 7 April 1784 (Manchester Magazine)

Henry Keys of the township of Great Harwood in the parish of Blackburn, guilty of the highway robbery of Thomas Anderton on a common known as Wilpshire Moor, in the township of Wilpshire and Dinkley in the parish of Blackburn on 17th October 1783: robbing him of 1 gold guinea and 4 silver shillings.