British Executions

Thomas Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing sheep

Date Of Execution: 13 Apr 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 13 April 1787

Thomas Smith (otherwise Thomas Cockle), aged 32, found guilty of stealing 5 sheep (valued at £4) and 3 lambs (valued at 20/-), the property of Thomas Fellowes the elder in the parish of Hemel Hempstead on 1st December 1786.