Nottinghamshire 1735 - 1799
In the years 1735 1756, 50 death sentences were commuted and reports of
9 executions have been found.
In the period 1757 to 1799 there were 128 death sentences of which 34 were carried out.
It is possible that other executions took place in this period.
Name Crime Execution date
James Gilders (Gibbins) Highway robbery F 24 Mar 1738
Henry Parnell Murder of his wife F 4 August 1738
John Graham (Grimes) & Highway robbery W 14 August 1745
Ignatius Fisher Highway robbery W 14 August 1745
John Smith Highway robbery W 14 Aug 1751
Joseph Millner Robbery W 14 Aug 1751
Woolston Roberts & Cutting & maiming of Tu. 21 April 1752
William Sandham Benjamin Voss Tu. 21 April 1752
James Wogden Murder of Edward Whatman M 10 August 1752
Richard Sturgees Robbing dyehouses Tu. 20 Septermber 1757
Robert Wilson Highway robbery W 29 March 1758
Samuel Ward Housebreaking W 4 April 1759
Nottingham town execution
William Andrew Horne (74) Murder of his bastard Th. 30 November 1759
Elizabeth Morton (aged 15) Murder of her masters child W 6 April 1763
James Bromwich & Highway robbery W 30 July 1766
William Wagner Highway robbery W 30 July 1766
Robert Downe Murder of Thomas Greenwood M 10 August 1767
Hanged in chains at the Gravel Pits, Lichfield Lane near Mansfield
Thomas Reynolds Burglary W 19 August 1767
William Hobbs (Hebb) Murder of Thomas Burrill (aged 79) M 27 March 1769
Richard Wheatley Robbing bleachground W 30 March 1774
Joseph Shaw Burglary W 30 March 1774
William Voce (19) Murder of Mary Dufty M 20 March 1775
John Spencer Murder of William Yeadon M 26 July 1779
Hanged in chains at Scrooby near the murder spot
George Brown (Bounds) Housebreaking W 28 March 1781
Adam Bagshaw Housebreaking W 28 March 1781
Cooper Hall Mail robbery W 27 March 1782
Hanged in chains on Jearling Moor.
Robert Rushton Murder 9 year old daughter W 17 March 1784
Ann Castledine (28) Murder of her bastard W 17 March 1784
Thomas Henfrey & Highway robbery W 31 March 1784
William Rider Highway robbery W 31 March 1784
Thomas (William) Cook Highway robbery W 23 March 1785
John Townshend & Highway robbery W 23 March 1785
John Pendrill Highway robbery W 23 March 1785
John Anderson Horse theft W 23 March 1785
Thomas Cobb Burglary W 27 July 1785
William Hands Horse theft W 29 March 1786
John Lister Sheep theft W 29 March 1786
Samuel Martin (21) & Robbing warehouse W 24 March 1790
Anthony Farnsworth (17) Robbing warehouse W 24 March 1790
William Healey Horse theft W 27 Mar 1793
David Proctor Rape of Charlotte Waters (10) W 25 March 1795
John Miller Cattle theft W 16 Aug 1797
James Brodie (aged 23) Murder of William Henesal (8) M 15 July 1799