British Executions

William Thorogood

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 27 Mar 1795

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 27 March 1795                                     

William Thorogood, aged 19, found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery John Bishop in the parish of Chingford on 30th December 1794: robbing him of a gold guinea and a silver sixpence.