British Executions

Thomas Chitwynd

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 24 Mar 1780

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 24 March 1780                                                                                    

William Childs and Thomas Chitwynd found guilty of the highway robbery of Isaac Anderson and James Johnson in the parish of Chipping Barnet on 12th August 1779: robbing Isaac Anderson of 11/4 in money numbered and James Johnson of 1 half crown, 2 silver shillings and 4 copper pennies.