British Executions

Joseph Lorrison

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 24 Aug 1792

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Lorrison and John Nutcher found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of James Dixon in the parish of Morden on 5th April 1792: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 40/-), 1 counterfeit sixpence (valued at 1d), 4 gold guineas and 1 gold half guinea.  Also of the highway robbery of Humphrey Sexton in the parish of Morden on 3rd February 1790: robbing him of 2/4 in money numbered.