British Executions

Robert Freeman

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 17 Mar 1755

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Eo Monday 17 March 1755 (Derby Mercury)

Robert Freeman and Henry Freeman found guilty of the highway robbery of John Bruton in the parish of Hemel Hempstead on 31st October 1754: robbing him of a bag (valued at 1d), a watch (valued at 40/-), 3 Portuguese gold coins (each valued at 36/-), 3 gold Moidores (each valued at 27/-), 1 gold guinea, 1 silver shilling and £1.16.6 in money numbered.  They were dieted 2 weeks prior to execution.