British Executions

Walter Prior

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 25 Mar 1751

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 25 March 1751 (Northamptn Mercury)                                                    

Walter Prior found guilty of the highway robbery of Henry Bridgeman in the parish of Ridge on 14th February 1751: robbing him of a watch (valued at 40/-), a silk purse (valued at 6d) and 3 gold guineas.