British Executions

Thomas Chesterman

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 24 Apr 1772

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 24 April 1772

Thomas Chesterman found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Long in the parish of Wivenhoe on 1st November 1770: robbing him of 2 purses (valued at 1d), 45 gold guineas, 16 gold quarter guineas and 7/- in money numbered.