British Executions

Charles Cooney

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 23 Apr 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 23 April 1785 (Manchester Magazine)

Charles Cooney, a joiner and house carpenter, guilty of stealing 100 ounces of silver (valued at £20), the property of the mayor, baileys and burgesses of Liverpool, from the dwelling house known as the Liverpool Exchange on 26th October 1784.