British Executions

James Long

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 1 Mar 1744

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


March 1744       

James Long (otherwise Littleton) found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Piper in the parish of West Ham on 17th November 1743: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 20/-), 2 stone seals set in gold (valued at 10/-), 1 gold Moidore (value 27/-) and 1 gold guinea.