British Executions

Matthew Cocklane

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 21 Mar 1776

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Derby

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thursday, 21 March 1776  

Matthew Cocklane for the murder of Mary Vickers of Derby during the course of a burglary in her house when he stle £300 in money and rings.