British Executions

Richard Saunders

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 29 Jul 1796

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 29 July 1796

Richard Saunders found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John James in the parish of Theydon Garnon on  21st April 1796: robbing him of a clasp knife (valued at 2d), 2 purses (valued at 2d each), 4 gold guineas and 15/6 in money numbered.