British Executions

Thomas Rust

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 1 Mar 1784

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


March 1784

Thomas Taylor, aged 30, and Thomas Rust, aged 21, found guilty of the highway robbery of Henry Cooper in the parish of Aldenham on 4th September 1783: robbing him of a purse (valued at 1d) and 25/- in money numbered.