British Executions

Thomas Jones

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 22 Mar 1793

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 22 March 1793 (Ipswich Journal)       

Thomas Jones found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Phillipps Esq. In the parish of Ilford on 18th July 1792: robbing him of silver buckles (valued at £1), leather shoes (valued at 5/-), 2 linen handkerchiefs (valued at 2/-), a gold watch (valued at £20), a gold watch chain (valued at £5), a cornelian seal (valued at £5) and a key (valued at £5).