British Executions

Robert Knowles

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 21 Aug 1776

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 21 August 1776 - Town Moor, Newcastle (Newcastle Chronicle)

Robert Knowles guilty of stealing 2 Bank notes (each of £50) out of a letter, the property of Robert Rankin, in the dwelling house (post office ?) of William Parker in the parish of St Nicholas, Newcastle on 14th October 1775.