British Executions

William Davidson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 1 Mar 1779

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


March 1779                 

William Davidson and James Corner found guilty of the highway robbery of Thomas Bent in the parish of St Michael within the Liberty of St Albans  on 19th December 1778: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 30/-), a silver watch seal (valued at 30/-), 5 gold guineas and 4/- in money numbered.  Executed.