British Executions

John Pratt

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 16 Mar 1774

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 16 March 1774 (Ipswich Journal - Saturday 26 March)           

John Pratt and Joseph Seal found guilty of the highway robbery of Robert Reeves in the parish of Rickmansworth on 1st December 1773: robbing him of a watch (valued at 40/-), 20 gold guineas and 4/- in money numbered.