British Executions

John Tilley

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 20 Aug 1781

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Durham

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Tuesday, 20 August 1781  (Cumberland Pacquet)

John Tilley (otherwise John Tulley) guilty of the highway robbery of William Mills in the parish of Whickham on 27th December 1780: robbing him of a canvas bag (valued at 2d) and 3 gold guineas.