British Executions

Thomas Bibby

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 25 Mar 1748

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 25 March 1748 (Pamphlet at Hertfordshire CRO.)                           

Thomas Bibby (otherwise Beeby), found guilty of the highway robbery of Charles Marshall in the parish of St Peter within the Liberty of St Albans on 22nd April 1747: robbing him of a grey gelding and a brown gelding (each valued at 40/-), the property of James Olney: a leathern mail (valued at 20/-) and 10 leather bags (valued at 10/-), the property of the King.  This was a Mail robbery. He was executed between Colney and Saint Albans and afterwards his body was hanged in chains at the Gravel Pits, St Albans.