British Executions

Henry Thomas

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 24 Aug 1780

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thursday, 17 (or 24) August 1780 (Sussex Weekly Advertiser)

Henry Thomas found guilty of the highway robbery of William Chapell in the parish of Berkhamsted on 13th March 1780: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 40/-), and 5 copper half-pennies.  Executed.