British Executions

Joseph Linwood

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 7 Apr 1781

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Linwood guilty of the highway robbery of Margaret, wife of William Lee, in the parish of Huntington on 7th February 1781: robbing her of a cloak (valued at 2/-), a handkerchief (valued at 1/-) and 19/5½ in money.