British Executions

Spence Broughton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 14 Apr 1792

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Spence Broughton guilty of the highway robbery of George Bosley in the parish of Rotherham on 29th January 1791: robbing him of a leather portmanteau (valued at £2) and a leather bag (valued at 1/-), the property of the King.  His body ws afterwards hanged in chains on Attercliffe Common