British Executions

Francis Gilbar

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 16 Mar 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thursday, 16 March 1786 (Ipswich Journal - Saturday 25 March)

Francis Gilbar (otherwise Francis Delew), aged 25, found guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of John Dutch and David Noble in the parish of Bishops Stortford on 13th May 1785: stealing therefrom 50pounds of raw silk (valued at £20) and 7 pounds of thrown silk (valued at £6).