British Executions

Mary Fox

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 20 Nov 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Carlisle

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday 20 November 1786 (Cumberland Packet)

Mary Fox guilty of privately stealing 100 yards of white lace (valued at £5) from Hannah Shaw, in her shop at Egremont on 10th December 1785.  She was recommended as an object of mercy.  I have not traced a reprieve yet nor is there a report of her execution.  Unlikely to have hanged .