British Executions

Thomas Thorne

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 1 Aug 1740

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


July/August 1740

Thomas Thorne found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Basham in the parish of Danbury on 9th May 1740: robbing him of 17/3 in money numbered; of John Hawks in the same parish on 18th April 1740: robbing him of a Portuguese gold coin (value 36/-) and 46/- in money numbered; of Nicholas Sweeting in the same parish on 22nd April 1740: robbing him of 2/- in money numbered.

Reprieves not traced for any of the above four.