British Executions

Luke Thomas Morgrave

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)

Luke Thomas Morgrave (otherwise Morgan) found guilty of the highway robbery of Thomas Shirley in the parish of Tring on 7th April 1780: robbing him of a purse (valued at 1d), 5 gold guineas and 2 gold half guineas.  Both executed.

Sussex Weekly Advertiser of 28th August reports execution on Thursday last.