Crime: highway robbery
Date Of Execution: 17 Mar 1755
Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford
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.