British Executions

John Hopkinson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 16 Mar 1774

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 16 March 1774 (Ipswich Journal - Saturday 26 March)           

Richard Darby and John Hopkinson (otherwise Thomas Wilson) found guilty of the highway robbery of George Dodd in the parish of Watford on 15th February 1774: robbing him of a watch (valued at £3), 21 gold guineas and 15/- in money numbered.