British Executions

Robert Fawkes

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 2 Apr 1773

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 2 April 1773 (Ipswich Journal)

Robert Fawkes (otherwise William Rouse, otherwise William Riley) found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Wards in the parish of Gosfield on 29th October 1772: robbing him of 1 gold guinea and 10/- in money numbered.