British Executions

Samuel Longworth

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 3 Apr 1797

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 3 April 1797 (Cowdery’s Manchester Gazette)       

Samuel Longworth guilty of the murder William Horrocks, by striking him on the head with a large stick, in the parish of Deane on 27th October 1796. Afterwards he was hanged n chains on Deane Moor