British Executions

Duncan Wright

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 1 Aug 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Durham

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Duncan Wright guilty of stealing 8 gold guineas, 25 gold half guineas and 16 silver half-crown pieces in the dwelling house of William Davidson in the Chapelry of Lamesley in the parish of Chester-le-Street on 14th August 1784.