British Executions

Richard Johnson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 22 Mar 1776

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 22 March 1776 (Ipswich Journal)

Richard Johnson (otherwise Richard Squibb) found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Joseph Colon in the parish of West Ham on 3rd November 1775: robbing him of a watch (valued at 40/-), a chain (valued at 2d), a seal (valued at 6d) and £2 in money numbered.