British Executions

John Scrivener

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 18 Mar 1768

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 18 March 1768                                                                                    

John Scrivener and Henry Partridge found guilty of the highway robbery of Benjamin Bonus in the parish of Kings Langley on 7th January 1768: robbing him of 2 pocket books (one valued at 1/-, the other at 6d), a bag (valued at 1d), 2 gold Moidores (each with a value of 27/-), a gold ¼ Moidore (value 6/9), a foreign gold coin (value 4/6), 1 gold quarter guinea and £21.3/- in money numbered.