British Executions

John Slaid

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 12 Aug 1768

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Durham

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 12 August 1768 (Newcastle Journal)

John Slaid guilty of the highway robbery of John Easterby in the parish of Bishopwearmouth on 17th June 1768: robbinh him of 1 gold guinea, 5/- in money numbered and a silken purse (valued at 6d).