British Executions

John Staines

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 13 Aug 1773

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 13 August 1773                                     (PRO reference E389)

William Staines and John Staines found guilty of the highway robbery of Richard Hunt in the parish of Rickmansworth on 16th March 1773: robbing him of a watch (valued at £4) 6 gold guineas and 1 gold half guinea.