British Executions

George Davis

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 31 Mar 1755

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Buckinghamshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 31 March 1755 (Jackson’s Oxford Journal))


George Davis guilty of the highway robbery of Josiah West of the Cirencester Mail at Iver on 18th April 1754: robbing him of a leather mail (valued at 20/-) and 20 leather bags (valued at 20/-), the property of the King.  After execution his body was hanged in chains on Holtspur Heath.