British Executions

Matthew Normington

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 15 Apr 1775

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Matthew Normington guilty of the highway robbery of William Dighton in the parish of Halifax on 9th November 1769: robbing him of 1 gold guinea and 1 silver shilling.  His body was hanged in chains on Beacon Hill Halifax