Warwickshire 1735 - 1799
In the years 1735 1756, 84 death sentences were commuted and 16 executions reported.
In the period 1757 to 1799 there were 486 death sentences passed of which 128 were carried out,
plus 1 possible. It is possible that 3 further executions took place in this period.
Execution date Name Crime
c. August 1735 John Amus Murder of Dodd, turnkey of Oxford gaol
F 10 September 1736 John Lloyd Robbery in a dwelling house
c. April 1737 Thomas Savage Murder
Hanged in chains 12 miles from Warwick
F 13 April 1739 Mary Brittain Murder of her bastard
" John Jones Horse theft
" William Butler Burglary
W 14 April 1742 Robert Mansell Wilmot Highway robbery
" John Andy Housebreaking
Lent 1744 John Jeffrey Murder of his wife
No reprieve traced. Execution likely
Th. 25 April 1745 David Smith Murder of his wife
Lent 1748 Charles Wright Sheep theft
No reprieve traced. Execution likely
F 18 November 1748 Thomas Sideway Horse theft
Summer 1749 William Hunter Broke out of gaol & robbed gaoler
No reprieve traced. Execution likely
F 13 April 1750 William Priest At large
S 21 April 1753 James Williams Highway robbery
F 1 August 1755 Samuel Hawkforth Murder of Eleanor Keatley
S 17 April 1756 James Edwards Highway robbery
W 25 August 1756 John Collins & Riot at Nuneaton
" Edward Cross Riot at Nuneaton
S 14 May 1757 Thomas Heritage Sheep theft
F 26 August 1757 Joseph Butler Highway robbery
" John Clarkson Highway robbery
S 5 April 1760 John Webb Murder of Elizabeth Masters
F 7 August 1761 Richard Corden H/T coining
Th. 12 August 1762 Anne Morrell Murder of her bastard
S 17 September 1763 John Smith At large
Th. 3 May 1764 John Browne Horse theft
W 17 April 1765 Edward Drury, Murder of Thomas Edwards
" Robert Lesley & "
" Moses Baker "
Hanged at Stoneleigh Common afterwards in chains there
F 6 September 1765 George Carter Highway robbery
F 3 April 1767 Michael Allum Murder of William Muddyman
S 25 April 1767 Henry Capes Highway robbery
W 9 August 1769 John Armstrong Housebreaking
F 10 May 1771 William Jenkinson Housebreaking
" Charles Hasloe Burglary
W 22 April 1772 John Jones & Highway robbery
" Joseph Robinson Highway robbery
M 12 April 1773 Edward Glasrott Sacrilege stealing from a church
S 21 August 1773 James Duckworth H/T coining
M 19 March 1774 John Cliff Sacrilege stealing from a church
Tu. 9 August 1774 William Cranmore Highway robbery
F 5 May 1775 Thomas Aldridge Highway robbery
Summer 1775 Hannah Saunders Highway robbery
No reprieve traced, execution possible
M 15 April 1776 William Whick Housebreaking
" Edward Baker Burglary
Th. 20 August 1778 Alice Curtis Murder of her bastard
" Mary Knight Murder of her son, Roger (6)
F 26 March 1779 Robert Jones Murder of Josiah Connep
F 16 April 1779 John King & Highway robbery
" James Edmonds Highway robbery
" John Colborne Burglary
Aug/Sept 1780 John Shepherd Burglary
M 2 April 1781 John Donnellan Murder of Sir Thodosius Boughton
M 2 April 1781 John Hammond & Murder of Wilfred Barwick
" Thomas Pitmore Murder of Wilfred Barwick
Hanged at Washwood Common, afterwards in chains there
W 18 April 1781 John Leviston Burglary
W 12 September 1781 Richard Hopkins, Rape
" John Griffiths & Rape
" John Murphy Rape
S 29 March 1783 John Clay Murder of Ann Hands
Hanged in chains at Chilvens Coton
F 11 April 1783 James Knight & Robbery in a dwelling house
" Joseph Knight Robbery in a dwelling house
" Walter Bakewell Highway robbery
M 26 April 1784 Guy Earl Housebreaking
" James Griffith Burglary
" William Stringer H/T coining
F 27 August 1784 Thomas Buckler & Burglary
" John Buck Burglary
F 22 April 1785 Elizabeth Green Stealing in a dwelling house
" John Chatburn Cattle theft
" Samuel Smith Stealing in a dwelling house
" Samuel Packwood Housebreaking
" John Slight Horse theft
" John Shardlove Horse theft
S 13 August 1785 John Richardson Highway robbery
M 3 April 1786 Eleanor Haywood Murder of her bastard
" William Wood Murder of Rebecca Brindley
S 15 April 1786 William Prested Sheep theft
" John Thay (17) Horse theft
" Ann Sutton Theft
M 2 April 1787 John Barnes Burglary
F 20 April 1787 David Wright Privately stealing from the person
" John Swift Highway robbery
F 24 August 1787 John Nicholls Burglary
" George Whittall Highway robbery
" Charles Hunt Rape
" John Wilmot Highway robbery
F 18 April 1788 John Hawkes Highway robbery
" Joseph Huckwill Highway robbery
" William Turrell Privately stealing from the person
Former member of the "Culworth Gang" of whom 4 were hanged at Northampton in 1787
F 25 July 1788 Brian M'Mahon Murder of William Whitmore
F 8 August 1788 John Smith Highway robbery
Former member of the "Culworth Gang" of whom 4 were hanged at Northampton in 1787
" William Giles H/T coining
F 1 May 1789 Thomas Hall Highway robbery
F 28 August 1789 Matthew Delane Highway robbery
F 16 April 1790 Thomas Longshaw & Burglary
" Thomas Wiggins Burglary
" William Cooksey Cattle theft
" Richard Cox Horse theft
" Richard Francis, Highway robbery
" John Johnson, Highway robbery
" William Collis & Highway robbery
" Charles Hargrove Highway robbery
F 15 April 1791 William Terry Burglary
" Richard Gill Burglary
" Edward Harris Burglary
Th. 8 September 1791 Francis Field Riot
" John Green Riot
" William Millinton Horse theft
" Edward Brown Highway robbery
F 20 April 1792 William Pears, Highway robbery
" Richard Pearson & Highway robbery
" James Wright Highway robbery
" Luke Parker Theft
" Benjamin Phillips Housebreaking
F 7 September 1792 Daniel Ryan Burglary
F 26 April 1793 Richard Palmer Forgery
" Ann Cooke Highway robbery
" Bickley Barnes Highway robbery
F 16 August 1793 William Downs (17) Burglary
" James Wilson (16), Robbing Birmingham Coach Office
" Edward Revey Robbing Birmingham Coach Office
" James Clarke Robbing Birmingham Coach Office
M 2 September 1793 John Wyatt Horse theft
F 14 August 1795 James Price & H/T coining
" John Lappidge H/T coining
" Richard Orton Forgery
" Margaret Boulker Riot
" John Ward Riot
M 28 March 1796 Patrick Welch, Murder of Joseph Pinfold
" William Howard & Murder of Joseph Pinfold
" William Ridley Murder of Joseph Pinfold
F 8 April 1796 William Allen H/T coining
F 5 August 1796 Thomas Ward Burglary
M 3 April 1797 John Brown Murder of Sergeant Cartwright
S 15 April 1797 Charles Hawkins Horse theft
" Richard Tallis Sheep theft
" Edward Walker Horse theft
F 20 April 1798 William Parsons & Burglary
" John Robinson Burglary
" Francis Holmes Sheep theft
" John Chandler Sheep theft
" George Knight Sheep theft
" Thomas White Sheep theft
F 12 April 1799 William Jameson Horse theft
" James Buck Highway robbery
F 9 August 1799 John Smith Housebreaking