British Executions

Jonathan Hickman

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)

Joseph Harrow, aged 18, and Jonathan Hickman, aged 27, found guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of the Reverend Julius Hutchinson in the parish of Bishops Hatfield on 27th August 1785: stealing therefrom 2 horns lined with silver, 5 sliver teaspoons, a silver cream jug, a silver wine ladle and a pair of steel snuffers of a total value of £1.11/-.  (A Joseph Harrow was buried at Hatfield on 18 March.)