British Executions

Thomas Crook

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 13 Aug 1740

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 13 August 1740   (All Saints, Hertford Burial Register)

Robert Underwood and Thomas Crook found guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of John Chapman in the parish of Bishops Stortford on 12th May 1740: stealing therefrom 12 striped linen handkerchiefs (valued at 10/-), 50 ells of Dowlas (valued at 50/-), 2 cheeses (valued at 5/-) and 5/- in money numbered. In All Saints, Hertford Parish Register appear as “ executed and buried 13th August.”