British Executions

William Hurst

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 1 Sep 1794

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Hurst found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Thomas Cole in the parish of Croydon on 13th April 1794: robbing him of a gold cased watch (valued at £12), a cornelian stone seal set in gold (valued at £2), a gold watch key (valued at 5/-), a steel watch chain (valued at 2/-) and 9/- in money numbered.