British Executions

Thomas Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 21 Apr 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Smith and James Wainwright guilty of the highway robbery of Andrew Higginson in the parish of Warrington on 8th March 1787: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 30/-),a watch key (valued at 2d),a seal (valued at 4d), a watch chain (valued at 4d), a green purse (valued at 3d), 3 gold guineas, 1 gold half guinea and 8 silver shillings.