The Newgate Calendar 1700-1800
A chronological list of all entries in the Newgate Calendar from 1700 to 1800 A.D.
Who committed so many Forgeries and Cheats that he had not Time to confess them all before he died, on 19th of April, 1700
MICHAEL VAN BERGHEN, CATHERINE VAN BERGHEN AND DROMELIUS, THEIR SERVANT, PUBLICANS
Executed 10th of July, 1700, for the Murder of their Guest, Mr Oliver Norris
Executed for the Cruel Murder of Miss Price, Whom he had Seduced and Promised Marriage
JOHN HOLLIDAY OR SIMPSON
Housebreaker and Highwayman, who robbed a King at Hertford, and a Church, and was hanged at Tyburn in 1700
Who courted his Master's Daughter and then robbed him. Hanged at Tyburn on 1st of August, 1700 .
THE REV. THOMAS HUNTER, M.A.
Executed on 22nd of August, 1700, near Edinburgh, for the diabolical Murder out of Revenge of the Two Children of Mr Gordon
JOHN COWLAND, GENTLEMAN
Who suffered Death on 20th of December, 1700, for stabbing Sir Andrew Slanning, Baronet, near Drury Lane Theatre
CAPTAIN JOHN KIDD
Known as the "Wizard of the Seas," who suffered for Piracy, at Execution Dock, 23rd of May, 1701
Executed at Tyburn, 18th of June, 1701, for the Murder of Peter Wolter, his Fellow-Apprentice
Executed for privately stealing, 16th June, 1702
Famous for her Wit and Beauty, compelled to marry a Man she detested, poisoned him, and was executed in 1703, at the age of 18
Highwayman, who fell after a hot Battle, and was hanged in 1701
Highwayman, executed at Launceston, 25th of April, 1702, for robbing a Farmer's Wife
Who executed his own Parents, and from a Pickpocket became a Cat Burglar, and then a Highwayman. Executed at Dublin, 15th of May, 1702
A Man of noble Family, who was convicted for the Murder of Mr Syme, escaped from Prison, and lived Fifty Years after the Day fixed for his Execution by the "Maiden" or Guillotine
A sacrilegious Villain who murdered a Footman and was executed on the 16th of April, 1703
JOHN PETER DRAMATTI
Executed at Tyburn, on 21st of July, 1703, for the Murder of his Wife, who said she was allied to the French Royal Family
Murdered a Constable during a Riot in Mayfair, and was executed on 11th of August, 1703
Who robbed many Houses, and was hanged at Tyburn on 3rd of November, 1703
A "Question Lay" Thief, whose End was at Tyburn, on 22nd of December, 1703
Apprenticed as a Thief and became an expert Housebreaker. Executed at Tyburn in 1704
Resourceful Thief, Coiner and Trickster. Executed in Long Acre on 22nd September, 1704
Who proved that a Peruke-Maker does not make a good Highwayman, for his Career lasted only a Week. Executed 20th of December, 1704
Convicted of Robbery, reprieved while actually hanging upon the Scaffold, 24th of December, 1705, and afterwards had two other Escapes from Death
Executed for Murder, 25th October, 1706
A Master of Thieves' Slang, who was full of Artful Tricks, which, however, did not save him from the Gallows at Tyburn, where he found himself in 1706
JACK GOODWIN ALIAS PLUMP
A young but expert Thief, who was executed at Tyburn in 1706 for Burglary
WILLIAM ELBY OTHERWISE DUNN
An Armed Criminal, who was hanged for Burglary and Murder at Fulham on the 13th of September, 1707
JOHN HERMAN BRIAN
Executed for robbing and burning the House of Peter Persode, Esq., St James's Street, Westminster, in October, 1707
Who, with two Associates named Bunce and Low, committed many Robberies, and was executed at Tyburn in 1707
Who started thieving at the Age of Eleven. Executed at Tyburn in 1707, when twenty-five years old
Spy, executed at Tyburn on the 28th of April, 1708
Murderer, executed at Tyburn, on the 28th of April, 1708.
An amorous Highwayman, who was executed at Leicester in May, 1708
Although only Twenty when she was executed at Tyburn, on 13th of July, 1708, she was a notorious Shoplifter, and her two Husbands had already suffered the Death Penalty
Who with three Men committed a Murder, and was executed at Tyburn on I 7th of December, 1708
CAPTAIN EVAN EVANS
Clerk to Sir Edmund Andrews, in Guernsey, and later Highwayman in England. Executed in 1708
A Robber whose thoughtful Wife bought the Rope to hang him. Executed at Tyburn in June, 1709.
Executed at Guildford, July 9, 1709, for the murder of Jane Young
Convicted of Murder on Evidence of the actual Perpetrator of the Crime, and executed at the Age of Nineteen at Tyburn, 27th of March, 1710
DANIEL DAMAREE, GEORGE PURCHASE, and FRANCIS WILLIS
Tried for High-Treason
Committed fifty-six Highway Robberies, and was executed at Tyburn in March, 1711
RICHARD THORNHILL, ESQ
Convicted of Manslaughter on 18th of May, 1711, for killing Sir Cholmondeley Deering in a Duel
Taught a Dog to pick Pockets, and was executed for Housebreaking at Tyburn in August, 1711
Having committed a Robbery, Maw ordered his Wife to organise a Mock Funeral, so that People should think he was dead. He was executed at Tyburn in October 1711
Executed at Presteigne in April, 1712, for murdering Edward Williams
Executed for the murder of her godmother, 18th June, 1712
Executed for the murder of her bastard child, 1st August, 1712
COLONEL JOHN HAMILTON
Convicted of Manslaughter, 11th of September, 1712, as Second in a Duel between the Duke of Hamilton and Lord Mahon
Executed at Tyburn, December 23, 1712, for Fraudulent Bankruptcy
Was taken into Slavery by the Blacks on Pirates' Island. After gaining his Liberty and returning to England he became a Highwayman. Executed in 1713 for the Murder of a Farmer's Daughter
Highwayman who set Fire to a Prison. Executed at Tyburn in March, 1713
Took to the Highway because he was ruined by a Fire. Executed at Cambridge Castle in March, 1713
Once pretended to be the Bishop of London's Nephew in order to escape from a Man he had robbed. Executed at Tyburn, 1713
Highway Robber, executed at Warwick Jail in 1713 for Robbery
Convicted for Murder and Highway Robberies. Executed at St Michael's Hill in September, 1713
Executed on Clerkenwell Green for the Murder of Edward Perry, December, 1713
With the Assistance of a Sparrow he committed many Robberies, and was executed at Tyburn in 1714 at the age of Sixteen
Hanged at Gloucester Jail in April, 1714, for the Murder of one Mr Beachere
WILL OGDEN AND TOM REYNOLDS
Housebreakers and Highwaymen. Executed at Kingston- upon-Thames in April, 1714
WILLIAM JOHNSON AND JANE HOUSDEN
Executed in September, 1714, for the Murder of a Turnkey in the Court at the Old Bailey
Robbed his Uncle by Forgery, and then turned Footpad. Was executed at Tyburn in April, 1715
NATHANIEL PARKHURST, ESQ.
Executed for the Murder of Lewis Pleura, 20th May, 1715
COLONEL HENRY OXBURGH
Executed at Tyburn, May 14, 1716, for High Treason.
Executed at Tyburn, May 25; 1716, for High Treason.
REV. WILLIAM PAUL
Executed at Tyburn, July 18, 1716, for High Treason.
JOHN HALL, ESQ.
Executed at Tyburn, July 18,1716, for High Treason.
FOLLOWERS OF KING JAMES III (ROBERT WHITTY, FELIX O'HARA, AND JOSEPH SULLIVAN)
who were tried on Account of the Rebellion in the year 1715.
Jacobite, who plotted to assassinate King George I. Executed 17th March, 1718
Highwayman, who was captured after a Fight, and executed with James Lawrence in August, 1715, at Warwick Jail
Highwayman, executed at Tyburn, on the 23rd of December, 1715.
Executed March 12, 1716, for Horse Stealing, &c.
JOHN HAMILTON, ESQ.
Tried in Scotland for Murder, and beheaded by the Maiden, 30th of June, 1716
JAMES QUIN, ESQ.
The Celebrated Tragedian, tried for Murder at the Old Bailey in 1717, and convicted of Manslaughter
THE MARQUIS DE PALEOTTI
An Italian Nobleman, executed at Tyburn for the Murder of his Servant, 17th of March, 1718.
JOHN PRICE, COMMONLY CALLED JACK KETCH
A Rogue and Liar, who was not believed when he spoke the Truth. He held the Office of Common Hangman, and was himself hanged in Bunhill Fields in May, 1718, for murdering a Woman
JAMES FILEWOOD ALIAS VILET
Convicted of picking Pockets, and sentenced to Death. Executed at Tyburn in October, 1718
Tried for Bigamy
LIEUTENANT EDWARD BIRD
Took a Pinch of Snuff just before his Execution at Tyburn, on 23rd of February, 1719, for murdering a Waiter
MARK ANTHONY DE LA PORTE
A Catholic priest, sentenced to life imprisonment for performing a Catholic marriage, 4th March 1719
A Minister's Son who turned Highwayman, and was executed 3rd of April, 1719
THOMAS BUTLER, Esq.
Highwayman, executed at Tyburn, on the 8th of February 1720.
Executed at Tyburn on the 5th of July, 1721, for Coining. She was probably the first Woman to suffer the Death Penalty for what was regarded as Treason
Executed for murder, 28th July, 1721
Executed in 1721 for "Murdering" his Daughter, who, it was afterwards proved, committed Suicide
Executed for Returning from Transportation
Convicted of Burglary
Highwayman, who underwent Torture for the Sake of his Honour. Executed at Tyburn, 21st of December, 1721.
ARUNDEL COOKE, ESQ., AND JOHN WOODBURNE
The First who suffered Death under the Coventry Act. Executed at Bury St Edmunds, 5th of April, 1722
JOHN HARTLEY AND THOMAS REEVES
Footpads, who were executed at Tyburn on the 4th of May, 1722, after One had, by a Ruse, petitioned the King
JOHN HAWKINS AND JAMES SIMPSON
Highwaymen and Mail Robbers. Executed at Tyburn on the 21st of May, 1722
Executed at Tyburn, May 22, 1722, for Horse-stealing.
Robber, hanged at Tyburn, for basely betraying his trust, in robbing his master, on the 18th of July, 1722
Highwayman, executed at Tyburn, on the 18th of July, 1722
ROBERT WILKINSON, JAMES LINCOLN, AND THOMAS MILKSOP
Murderers, executed at Tyburn, Sept. 24, 1722.
Sentenced to death for privately stealing, but afterwards pardoned, September, 1722
Executed for killing his wife.
WILLIAM SPIGGOT AND THOMAS PHILLIPS
Who suffered the Torture for refusing to plead. Executed at Tyburn, 23rd of February, 1723, for Robbery
RICHARD OAKEY, JOHN LEVEY, AND MATTHEW FLOOD
Executed at Tyburn, on the 23rd of February, 1723, for robbery
CHRISTOPHER LAYER, ESQ.
Executed at Tyburn, March 15, 1723, for High Treason.
Who murdered a Farmer at Caversham, and was arrested at Church. Executed in March, 1723
After an adventurous Seafaring Life as a Boy he became a Robber, and was executed at Tyburn on the 8th of April, 1723
SARAH PRIDDON, alias SALLY SALISBURY
Convicted of stabbing a gentleman in a brothel
Soldier, who killed a Civilian with his Musket in St James's Park. Executed at Tyburn on the 17th of June, 1723
CAPTAIN JOHN MASSEY
Executed at Execution-Dock, July 26, 1723, for Piracy. (A Very Hard Case.)
THOMAS ATHOE, THE ELDER, AND THOMAS ATHOE, THE YOUNGER
Executed for murder
Executed on 5th of August, 1723, for many Murders on the High Seas and Piracy
WILLIAM DUCE, JAMES BUTLER, WADE, and MEADS
A desperate and cruel gang of murderers and footpads. Executed at Tyburn, August 14, 1723.
RICHARD PARVIN, EDWARD ELLIOT, ROBERT KINGSHELL, HENRY MARSHALL, EDWARD PINK, JOHN PINK AND JAMES ANSELL
The "Waltham Blacks," who were executed at Tyburn, 4th of December, 1723, for Murder and Deer-Stealing
An Insolent Puppy who presumed on his Swordsmanship. Executed at Tyburn, 23rd of December, 1723, for murdering his Mistress
Executed at Tyburn, 3rd of February, 1724, for House-breaking, after being warned that the Bellman would say his Verses over him
JOSEPH BLAKE ALIAS BLUESKIN
Made an Unsuccessful Attempt to kill Jonathan Wild by cutting his Throat. Executed in November, 1724, at Newgate
A Daring Housebreaker, who made Ingenious Escapes from Prison and even tried to foil his Executioner at Tyburn on 16th of November, 1724
Executed at Swan-Alley, Shoreditch, Dec. 7, 1724, for Murder.
THOMAS PACKER and JOSEPH PICKER
Executed at Tyburn February, 1, 1725, For Highway Robbery:
Executed at Tyburn, April 3rd, 1725, for the murder of his wife.
Under the Pretence of making Buttons he made Coins, and was executed at Tyburn, 24th of May, 1725
Director of a Corporation of Thieves, and a most famous Receiver. Executed at Tyburn, 24th of May, 1725
EDWARD BURNWORTH, WILLIAM BLEWITT, EMANUEL DICKENSON, THOMAS BERRY, JOHN LEGEE, JOHN HIGGS, and ---- MARJORAM
Another gang of murderers and daring robbers.
Who with Others foully murdered her Husband, and was burned alive on 9th of May, 1726
Who was married a Few Days after she was hanged for Murder in 1728
A Daring Shop-Robber, who was executed at Tyburn On 27th of March, 1728
Highwayman, Turnkey and Ale-House Keeper. Executed at Tyburn, 20th of February, 1729
MAJOR JOHN ONEBY
Who murdered a Man in a Duel and cheated the Gallows, 1729
Murderer, executed at Tyburn, July 25, 1729, on an appeal, after being acquitted.
Captain of a notorious Gang of Pirates. Executed at Execution Dock, 11th of August, 1729 for Piracy
Executed at Tyburn, Sept. 19, 1729, for sending a letter to extort money.
Convicted of using violence to the person of Ann Bond.
SIR SIMON CLARKE, BART., AND LIEUTENANT ROBERT ARNOTT
Convicted as Highwaymen in 1731, but afterwards reprieved
Executed at Tyburn, in the year 1731, for Murder.
Executed for murdering his wife, February 14th, 1732
JOHN HEWIT AND ROSAMUND ODERENSHAW
Murderers, executed March 29, 1732
Who played Cards after committing a Double Murder and Arson near Wells. Executed 14th of April, 1732
JOHN WALLER, alias TREVOR,
Pilloried for perjury, and pelted to death by the populace, 13th June, 1732
Murderer, executed at Gloucester, August, 1732
(A very curious and wicked case.)
Strolling player turned housebreaker, executed 9th October, 1732
Executed at Tyburn, October 9, 1732, for highway robbery.
ISAAC AND THOMAS HALLAM
Murderers and Highwaymen, hanged in Lincolnshire, 20th of February, 1733, upon the Spot where they committed their Crime
Executed for the Murder of a Wealthy Old Lady in the Inns of Court, 7th of March, 1733
Who first abandoned, and then murdered, his wife. Executed at Northampton, March 9, 1733.
CAPTAIN JOHN PORTEOUS
Convicted of murder, but murdered by the mob
Executed for murdering Jane Upcot, and exposing her head on a spike, 1737
THOMAS CARR, AN ATTORNEY , AND ELIZABETH ADAMS
Executed at Tyburn, 18th of January, 1738, for Robbery
JOHN RICHARDSON AND RICHARD COYLE
Pirates, hanged at Execution Dock, 25th January, 1738
A Profligate Apprentice, who turned Highwayman. Executed at Tyburn, 14th of March, 1738
JOHN TOON AND EDWARD BLASTOCK
Executed at Tyburn, May 20, 1738, for highway robbery.
Pickpocket and "Esquire," who swindled many Farmers and was executed at Tyburn, 19th of July, 1738, at the Age of Sixty
Executed at Wicklow, in Ireland, in August, 1738, for murder.
A Writer, who forged a Draft for One Hundred and Twenty Pounds and was executed at Tyburn on 26th of August, 1738
Executed at Tyburn, October 5, 1738, for the murder of his wife.
Sentenced to Death for murdering his Wife, but died of Jail Fever, 22nd of October, 1738
Executed for high treason, in diminishing the gold coin of the realm, April 3, 1739.
A famous Highway Robber, who shot dead one of his own Comrades and was executed at York On 7th of April, 1739
Executed at Tyburn, May 30, 1739, for horse-stealing.
Executed for Robbery, July 2nd 1739.
Executed near Wells, in Somersetshire, 21st of September 1739, for robbing the Mail.
An accomplished Scholar and Linguist, who was executed at Tyburn 1st of December, 1739, for Robbery
Executed for the murder of his wife, December 21, 1739.
MARY YOUNG ALIAS JENNY DIVER
The Head of a Gang of Thieves of every Description. Executed at Tyburn, 18th of March, 1740
Parricide, executed at St. Edmondsbury, 9th April, 1740
ELIZABETH AND MARY BRANCH
Mother and Daughter, executed at Ivelchester on the 3rd of May, 1740, for murdering a Girl
Mail robber: Executed, much lamented, on Bagshot-heath, and his body hung in chains, where he committed the robbery.
Executed for Murder and came to Life again while being prepared for Dissection in Surgeons' Hall, 24th of November, 1740
Transported for robbing a man of three farthings, December, 1740
CAPTAIN HENRY SMYTHEE
Executed at Dorchester, April 12, 1741, for the murder or the female whom he had seduced.
CAPTAIN SAMUEL GOODERE, A FRATRICIDE; MATTHEW MAHONY AND CHARLES WHITE
Executed for the Murder of Sir John Dinely Goodere, Bart., at the Hot Wells, Bristol, 20th of April, 1741
Hanged for Petit-Treason, in the Murder of his Master.
Notorious Horse-Stealer and Highwayman, executed at Tyburn, 16th of December, 1741
Executed at Oxford for a Murder he had contemplated but did not commit
JOHN BODKIN, DOMINICK BODKIN AND OTHERS
Executed in Ireland on 26th of March, 1742, for the Murder of Eleven Persons
THOMAS LYELL AND LAWRENCE SYDNEY
Swindlers, who cheated with Loaded Dice and were pilloried for Fraud, 2nd of June, 1742
Highwayman, and a singular Cheat. Executed at Tyburn on the 13th of June, 1742
Executed at York, in the year 1742, on a charge of robbery, of which he was innocent.
Convicted of shooting Mr Bailey, June Sessions, 1743, and pardoned because he was wrongly identified
A Curious Case of a Schoolboy who killed another Boy during a Quarrel about a Cake, and was convicted of Manslaughter, October, 1743
Burned in the Hand for killing her Husband, who had four Wives.
PATRICK BOURKE AND GEORGE ELLIS
Executed at Tyburn, 20th of February, 1745, for Sheep-Stealing
Executed for a Street Robbery
Executed in Oxford Street, 25th of February, 1746, for murdering his Mistress, Lady Dalrymple, who was angry because he trod on her Toe.
A Woman who was imprisoned and whipped for marrying Fourteen Women, 1746
Beheaded for High Treason, at the age of Eighty, on 9th of April, 1747
Who assumed the title of Earl of Derwentwater
FRANCIS TOWNLEY, JEMMY DAWSON AND OTHERS
Lesser rebels against his Majesty
THE EARL OF KILMARNOCK, THE EARL OF CROMARTIE, THE LORD BALMERINO
Three of the principal rebel chiefs
The rebel bishop of Carlisle.
Executed at Tyburn, 16th of November, 1747, for forging a Seaman's Will, in order to rob his Wife and Child
The Extraordinary Career of a Youth, who was executed at Tyburn, 16th of November, 1747, after returning from Transportation, for Highway Robbery
Executed at Tyburn, Nov. 16, 1747, for murder.
An English Deserter to the French, shot in the Park on the 11th day of December, 1747.
Executed at Tyburn for murder, March 7, 1748, and his body hung in chains on Finchley common. (A Hard Case.)
Executed at Tyburn, March 14, 1748, for forging an order on a silversmith, for unwrought silver. (A singular Case.)
"The Boy Murderer," convicted of the Murder of another Child in the Poorhouse of Eyke, in Suffolk, May, 1748
A most Plausible Scoundrel, executed at Tyburn, 13th of June, 1748, for privately stealing
JOSEPH RAWLINS, alias GREAT JOE;
A daring and notorious Smuggler, executed at Winchester, October 10, 1748 for burglary.
Executed at Tyburn, Oct. 24, 1748, for horse-stealing.
JOHN WHITMORE AND JEREMIAH DAWES
Of the University of Oxford. Convicted and punished for Sedition, 28 th of November, 1748
THE THIEF, THE PRIESTS, AND THE GREAT KING OF PRUSSIA
An Anecdotal Fact, and a touch at Superstition.
Executed for Forgery, at Edinburgh, 19th December, 1748
BENJAMIN TAPNER, JOHN COBBY, JOHN HAMMOND, RICHARD MILLS, RICHARD MILLS THE YOUNGER, AND OTHERS
Revengeful Smugglers, who were executed for a Diabolical Murder, 18th of January, 1749
USHER GAHAGAN AND TERENCE CONNER
Erudite Men, who were executed for High Treason, in diminishing the Current Coin of the Realm, 28th of February , 1749
Executed for murder, 2nd March, 1749
A Man of extraordinary Violence and Inhumanity. Executed at Canterbury with his Accomplice, John Stone, for setting fire to a Barn
Who was executed on Kennington Common, in Surrey, 12th of April, 1749, for a Murder he did not commit
THOMAS KINGSMILL, FAIRALL AND PERIN
Three of the thirty Smugglers who broke open the Custom-House at Poole, and were executed at Tyburn, 26th of April, 1749
THOMAS KINGSMILL, FAIRALL AND PERIN
Three of the thirty Smugglers who broke open the Custom-House at Poole, and were executed at Tyburn, 26th of April, 1749
SAMUEL COUCHMAN AND JOHN MORGAN, LIEUTENANTS OF MARINES, THOMAS KNIGHT, CARPENTER, AND OTHERS
Part of the Crew of His Majesty's Ship Chesterfield, shot at Portsmouth, for mutiny, July 14, 1749.
His Father and Brother were hanged, and he suffered a similar Fate on Slendon Common, Sussex, 12th of August, 1749
Executed at Surrey, August 12, 1749, for burglary.
THOMAS NEALE and WILLIAM BOWEN
Highwaymen; (The former a most hardened Sinner, who died cursing the Spectators of his Execution, August 12, 1749.)
HUGH DAWSON and JOHN GAMMELL
Executed on Kennington-common, August 22, 1749.
Late Captain's Clerk of the Royal George Man-of-War. Executed at Winchester, 1st of September, 1749, for Forging Seamen's Tickets
Executed for rioting, 18th October, 1749
A Sad Case with a Humorous Sequel
CAPTAIN CLARKE, R.N.
Convicted and condemned to be hanged for the Murder of Captain Innis, in a Duel, and pardoned, 12th of June, 1750
Executed for Privately Stealing
Executed for murder, August 26th, 1750
Called "The Gentleman Highwayman." Executed at Tyburn, 3rd of October, 1750, for Highway Robbery
Executed at Ely, 7th of November, 1750, for Petit Treason, in the Murder of her Husband
Executed at Ely, 7th of November, 1750, for the Murder of his Wife, after first witnessing the Strangling of a Woman for murdering her Husband
The Victim of Swindlers himself, he became a Pirate and Smuggler, and was executed at Tyburn, 16th of November, 1750, for Forgery
GEORGE ANDERSON ALIAS JOHN EVERETT
Who picked Pockets at Newgate, became a Highwayman, and was executed for stealing Ribbons, 31st December, 1750
A young Soldier, whose Zeal for Sport led to a Murder, for which he was executed at Tyburn in 1750
Executed at Tyburn, for enlisting soldiers for the service of the king of France.
A footman, executed at Edinburgh, January 8, 1751, for murdering his mistress
Executed at Tyburn, February 10, 1751, for forgery.
WILLIAM PARSONS, ESQ.
Eldest Son of a Baronet, who became a Swindler and Highway Robber, and was executed for returning from Transportation, 11th of February, 1751
Murder foretold by a Dream, in consequence of which the Murderer was apprehended, convicted, and executed at Waterford in 1751
Executed 24th of April, 1751, for the Murder of People who were reputed to be possessed of Witchcraft
THOMAS QUIN, JOSEPH DOWDELL, AND THOMAS TALBOT
A Gang of Notorious Thieves, executed at Tyburn, June 17, 1751, for robbery.
Convicted of Petty Larceny, in July, 1751, and his Estate forfeited for stealing a Penny
THE QUIBBLING THIEF.
Who stole a goose, and saved himself by a pun
JAMES WELCH AND THOMAS JONES
Executed on Kennington Common, 6th of September, 1751, for Murder.
Executed on Kennington Common, 6th of September, 1751, for Highway Robbery
A City Merchant, executed at Tyburn, 31st of December, 1751, for forging an East India Warrant in order to avoid Bankruptcy
A singularly artful villain, transported in the year 1751, for. perjury.
JOHN CATHER, PATRICK KANE, AND DANIEL ALEXANDER
Pilloried for extortion, 1751.
ANTHONY DE ROSA
Hanged at Tyburn for robbery and murder, 23rd March, 1752
A Notorious Impostor, who was Six Times whipped through the Streets of Westminster, in the Month of March, 1752
ELIZABETH JEFFRIES AND JOHN SWAN
Deprived of her Uncle's valuable Estate, the Woman and an Accomplice shot him dead after paying another Man to commit the Crime.
Executed 6th of April, 1752, for murdering her Father at the Request of her Lover
NICHOLAS MOONEY and JOHN JONES
Executed at Bristol, May 24, 1752, for highway robbery.
JOHN M'CANNELLY AND LUKE MORGAN
A Daring Burglary committed in the House of Mr Porter, of the Raike Farmhouse, near Chester, by M'Cannelly, Morgan, Stanley, Boyd and Neill, Irish Haymakers, for which the first two were executed on the 25th of May, 1752
A Cripple, who murdered his Wife in a Fit of Jealousy, and was executed at Tyburn on the 22nd of June, 1752
MOSES MORAVIA AND JOHN MANOURY
Convicted at the Old Bailey, 27th of June, 1752, for sinking a Ship and swindling Insurers
Executed at Tyburn, December 2, 1752, for defrauding his creditors
ANN WHALE AND SARAH PLEDGE
Ann Whale, strangled and then burned, for the Murder of her Husband; and Sarah Pledge, hanged for being her Accomplice.
CAPTAIN PETER DE LA FONTAINE
Convicted of Forgery
Burnt at the stake for murdering her husband, April 13, 1753
DR. A. CAMERON
Executed at Tyburn, 7une 7, 1753 (greatly lamented) for High Treason.
CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON AND JOHN STOCKDALE
Executed at Tyburn, 3rd of July, 1753, and their Bodies hanged in Chains, for Murder
Executed at York, 14th Of August, 1753, for poisoning Thomas Harper, his Stepfather, and his two Children, William and Anne Harper
MARY SQUIRES and ELIZABETH CANNING
The first was convicted of robbery, and pardoned; the second was convicted of, and transported for, Perjury, in swearing to that robbery.
A Soldier of the Guards, executed at Tyburn, 10th of December, 1753, for the Murder of Mr Crouch
CAPTAIN JOHN LANCEY
Executed at Execution Dock, 7th of June, 1754, for burning a Ship at the Instigation of a Member of Parliament
Executed for the murder of his wife, August 14th, 1754
A Traitor, executed August 30, 1754, for enlisting Englishmen to serve the enemy.
DAVIS, THE MAIL-ROBBER
Executed and hung in chains near the place where he committed the robbery
ROBERT ALSOP, A MIDSHIPMAN, AND SIX SEAMEN
Convicted in 1755 for committing a Riot in the City of London, and impressing a Citizen thereof, but treated leniently in order that they might fight against France
A Jew, punished for breaking the Christian Sabbath.
Transported for marrying without Banns, or License, December, 1755.
BLI GONZALEZ ALIAS JOHN SYMMONDS ALIAS SPANISH JACK
After a varied Criminal Career he was finally executed at Maidstone, 18th of April, 1756, for stealing a Silver Tankard
LIEUTENANT JOHN LANDER
Executed on Pennenden Heath, in Kent, 16th of August, 1756, for Murder
Executed at Tyburn, 20th of September, 1756, for the Murder of his Wife
JOHN BERRY, STEPHEN M'DANIEL, JAMES EGAN, JAMES SALMON AND -- BLEE
A new Species of Murderers, who conspired against the Lives of many Innocent Men
A Victim of the horrid Conspirators, whose crimes and punishments are described above
CHARLES FREDERICK WYSENTHALL
Transported in the year 1756, for subornation of perjury.
Another Victim of the horrid gang of Thief-takers
Shot to death on board the Monarque, at Spithead, for Misbehaviour before the French Fleet in the Mediterranean
Executed and hung in Chains at Glamorgan, 6th of April, 1757, for murdering a Family and burning down their House
Convicted of Crimping, or Kidnapping, young Men for the Service of the East India Company, 27th of April, 1757
A Custom-House Officer in London, executed at Tyburn on 18th of May, 1757, for Forgery
Executed at Tyburn, May 18, 1757, for forgery.
A Gentleman of the Road who drove in a Phaeton and Pair, and after many Adventures was executed for Highway Robbery on 6th of April, 1758
JAMES WHITE AND WALTER WHITE
Brothers who were executed at Kennington Common, 19th of April, 1758, for Robbery with Violence
Strongly protesting her Innocence, she was executed on Kennington Common, 2nd of April, 1759, for the Murder of her Aunt
Ship's mate, hanged for beating two of his men to death
Convicted of the Manslaughter of Francis Elcock, an Attorney-at- Law, who had issued a Writ against him
DOCTOR FLORENCE HENSEY
Convicted of High Treason, and sentenced to Death on the 12th of June, 1758; respited, and then reprieved, by King George the Second; but who received a free Pardon from King George the Third.
A Self-Educated Man, with remarkable Linguistic Attainments, who was executed at York on 6th of August, 1759, for a Murder discovered Fourteen Years after its Commission.
JOHN AYLIFFE, ESQ.
Commissary of Musters in the War Office. Executed at Tyburn, 7th of November, 1759, for Forgery
WILLIAM ANDREW HORNE, ESQ.
Executed at Nottingham, 11th of December, 1759, in the Seventy- fifth Year of his Age, for Murder, concealed Twenty-five Years
THE REVEREND MR WHEATLEY
Sentenced to do Public Penance for Adultery
A Gentleman, who was convicted of killing the Earl of Eglinton, and to avoid an Ignominious Death hanged himself, 28th of February, 1760
Executed at Tyburn, 28th of April, 1760 for robbing his Master
LAURENCE, EARL FERRERS
Executed at Tyburn, 5th of May, 1760, for the Murder of his Steward, after a Trial before his Peers
FRANCIS DAVID STIRN
Convicted of Murder, but poisoned himself in Newgate, 12th of September, 1760, after a Hunger Strike
Executed at the bottom of Bow Street, Covent Garden, Westminster, 24th of October, 1760, for Murder
An Artist, who was executed in the Haymarket, 4th of April, 1761, for murdering a Woman
Convicted of an unnatural crime
Condemned for the supposed Murder of his wife but subsequently pardoned, 1761
Executed at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 5th of October, 1761, for being concerned in a Riot at Hexham
A Bankrupt, who refused to make Full Disclosures of his Effects, and was executed in Smithfield, 11th of November, 1761
Executed at Tyburn, 14th of December, 1761, for the Murder of his Master, from whom he demanded an Increase of Wages
JOHN M'NAUGHTON, ESQ.
Who was twice executed in Ireland, 15th of December, 1761, for the Murder of Miss Knox, whom he pretended to marry
CAPTAIN JAMES LOWRY
Executed at Execution Dock, March 25, 1762, for murdering one of his Crew
Executed on the City Road, London, 28th of July, 1762, for robbing a Danish Gentleman, whom he treated with great Barbarity
Convicted and pilloried for Blaspheming, in Michaelmas Term, 1762
JAMES FARR, WILLIAM SPARRY AND WILLIAM BIDDLE
Executed at Tyburn, 10th November, 1762 for forging a Will
Executed for the Murder of John Murcott, Butler to Lord Dacre, 28th of February, 1763
The Flying Highwayman, executed at Hertford, 28th of March, 1763
ANN BEDDINGFIELD AND RICHARD RINGE
The Woman burned for the Murder of her Husband, and the Man hanged for being her Accomplice, near Ipswich, 8th of April, 1763
A City Stockbroker, executed at Tyburn, 4th of May, 1763, for Forgery
An Officer of the Royal Navy, who became a Highwayman, and was executed at Tyburn, 4th of May, 1763
Sentenced to Death for robbing a Poor Woman. She struggled violently with the Executioner on the Scaffold, 4th Of May, 1763
Executed in the Market-Place of Windsor, 7th of March, 1764, for Murder
An American, executed at Tyburn, 4th of April, 1764, for the Murder of his Landlord and his Family
MAJOR COLIN CAMPBELL
Cashiered for the murder of Captain M'Kaarg, 1764
JOHN WESKET AND JOHN COOPER
The Former was executed at Tyburn, 9th of January, 1765, for robbing his Master, the Earl of Harrington; and the Latter transported for Fourteen Years for receiving Stolen Goods
BARNEY CARROL AND WILLIAM KING
Convicted under the Coventry Act for cutting and maiming, and executed at Tyburn, 31st of July, 1765
PATRICK OGILVIE AND CATHARINE NAIRN
Convicted of Murder. Ogilvie hanged 13th November, 1765, but Nairn escaped from custody.
PETER M'KINLIE, GEORGE GIDLEY, ANDREW ZEKERMAN, AND RICHARD ST. QUINTIN
Executed for Piracy and Murder, December 19th, 1765
Excited by religious zeal he murdered his wife and children and was executed April 5th, 176
JOHN CROUCH AND WIFE
Convicted for offering to sell, on the Royal Exchange, a Young Girl, 12th of May, 1766
THE COUNTESS OF BRISTOL,OTHERWISE THE DUCHESS OF KINGSTON
Whose Trial for Bigamy, at Westminster Hall, was attended by the Queen and other Members of the Royal Family
Clerk to the Court of Requests, executed 14th of January,1767, for forging Two Letters of Attorney, in the Name of Captain Bishop, by means of which he received One Thousand Pounds from the Bank of England
A deliberate and cruel Murderer, who tortured and starved his Wife to Death. Executed in Moorfields, 19th of January, 1767
Executed at Tyburn, 14th of September, 1767, for torturing her Female Apprentices to Death
Executed at Tyburn, 14th of October, 1767, for High Treason, in diminishing the Current Coin of the Realm
JOHN POWER, Alias WINN
Pirate, hanged at Execution Dock, 10th March, 1768
A treacherous and base Villain, executed at Tyburn, 11th of March, 1768, for robbing and setting fire to his Benefactor's House
FREDERIC LORD BALTIMORE, ELIZABETH GRIFFENBURG, AND ANNE HARVEY
The former tried for committing a rape on Sarah Woodcock, and the two latter as accessories before the fact, 26th March, 1768
JOHN WILKES, ESQ., M.P.
Whose arrest and conviction for writing seditious and blasphemous pamphlets led to riots in London in 1768.
A Gentleman, executed at Tyburn, 23rd of March, 1768, for Forgery on the Bank of England
WILLIAM HAWKINS AND JOSEPH WILD
Indicted for rioting, July, 1768
SARAH METYARD AND SARAH MORGAN METYARD, HER DAUGHTER
Executed at Tyburn, 19th of July, 1768, for the Cruel Murders of Parish Apprentices
Executed at Tyburn, 21st of December, 1768, for murdering an Attorney-at-Law, in Symond's Inn, Chancery Lane
Executed for the murder of Mrs. Phipps, 11th September, 1769
An Italian, who was indicted for the wilful Murder of EVAN MORGAN, and acquitted
JAMES ATTAWAY AND RICHARD BAILEY
Executed at Tyburn, 4th of July, 1770, for committing a Burglary after tying up the Butler
PETER CONWAY AND MICHAEL RICHARDSON
Executed at Tyburn, 19th of July, 1770, for a Murder which was their first Essay in Crime
CAPTAIN DAVID FERGUSON
Hanged in chains at Execution Dock, 5th January 1771, for the murder of his cabin-boy.
Hanged for Housebreaking, on 27th of May, 1771, before lie had attained the Age of Sixteen
JOHN EYRE, ESQ.
Transported, in 1771, for stealing Paper out of the Guildhall of the City of London
DR LEVI WEIL, ASHER WEIL, JACOB LAZARUS AND SOLOMON PORTER
A Gang of Robbers who committed Murder, and were executed at Tyburn, 9th of December, 1771
HENRY JONES, FRANCIS PHOENIX AND CHARLES BURTON
Executed at Tyburn, 3rd of February, 1772, for Burglary at the House of Sir Robert Ladbroke, a City Banker
A Sheriff Officer, and a most unconscionable Villain, executed at Tyburn, 18th of March, 1772, for Forgery
A plausible Rascal, who was executed at Bristol, 15th of May, 1772, for Forgery
JOHN ADSHEAD AND BENJAMIN ALSWORTH
Hanged for housebreaking, 8th July, 1772
SAMUEL ROBERTS and THOMAS BACCHUS
Hanged for High Treason, in counterfeiting the current Coin of this Realm.
Executed at Tyburn, 20th of January, 1773, for a Highway Robbery
A Well-Dressed Pickpocket who "worked" in Churches and the Houses of Parliament, and was convicted on 15th of March, 1773
Executed for Rape, 11th August, 1773
WILLIAM FIELD ALIAS GREEN
Executed on Kennington Common, 1st of September, 1773, for Highway Robbery
Who played Marbles and kept a Pet Sparrow to aid him in the Commission of Robberies. Executed at Tyburn, 27th of October, 1773
ELIZABETH HARRIET GREEVE
A clever Swindler, transported for Felony, in the Year 1773
Commonly called "Sixteen-String Jack." Executed at Tyburn, 30th of November, 1774, for Highway Robbery
Having saved an Innocent Man from the Gallows, he himself was executed at Tyburn, 10th of January, 1775, for Burglary
Convicted of murdering a girl he had seduced and made pregnant, but cheated justice by committing suicide, 29th March, 1775
Hackney-Coachman and Leader of a Gang of Robbers, executed at Chelmsford, 10th of August, 1775, for Burglary
Tried for murder but acquitted, 19th August, 1775
THOMAS AIKNEY AND ELIZABETH BROADINGHAM
Executed for the murder of Broadingham's husband, 20th March, 1776
DANIEL AND ROBERT PERREAU
Twin Brothers, who, though popularly believed to be innocent, were executed at Tyburn, 17th of January, 1776, for Forgery
MARGARET CAROLINE RUDD
Tried for Forgery and acquitted
PETER LE MAITRE
Convicted, 7th of March, 1777, of robbing the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford
Commonly called "John the Painter," an Incendiary, who aimed at the Destruction of the Nation. Executed at Portsmouth, 10th of March, 1777
Convicted of Murder, but cheated the Gallows by hanging himself, 17th of March, 1777
DAVID BROWN DIGNUM
Convicted, 5th of April, 1777, of fraudulently pretending to sell Places under Government, and sentenced to Hard Labour on the Thames
Pilloried at Charing Cross, 22nd of July, 1777, for marrying three Women
DR WILLIAM DODD
Doctor of Divinity, Prebendary of Brecon, Chaplain-in-Ordinary to his Majesty, and Minister to the Magdalen Hospital. Executed at Tyburn, 27th of June, 1777, for Forgery
An Assurance Corporation Accountant, who was convicted of Forgery in 1777, but afterwards received his Majesty's Pardon
FRANCIS MERCIER OTHERWISE LOUIS DE BUTTE
Executed in Prince's Street, opposite Swallow Street, in the City of Westminster, 8th of December, 1777, for Murder
JOHN HOLMES AND PETER WILLIAMS
Publicly whipped, by the Sentence of the Middlesex Court of Quarter Sessions, for December, 1777, for stealing Dead Bodies
THE REVEREND BENJAMIN RUSSEN
Executed for rape, 12th December, 1777
Executed at Maidstone, in March, 1778, for a Forgery on the Bank of England, attended with Circumstances which were left to the Twelve Judges for determination
JOHN PIERCE, VINCENT PIERCE AND ELIZABETH LUKER
Sentenced to Imprisonment for a Riot at Sadler's Wells Theatre which occasioned the Death of Eighteen of the Audience
GEORGE ROACH, ROBERT ELLIOT AND JONAS PARKER
Who were convicted, the first two of stealing, and the other of receiving Part of a Lead Coffin from Aldermanbury Church, in 1778
City of London hoaxed by a False Proclamation of War, April, 1778
THOMAS HORNER AND JAMES FRYER
Executed for Burglary and Robbery under Threats of Violence, 24th of June, 1778
FRANCIS LEWIS OTHERWISE GRIMISON
Cobweb as a Clue to a Bogus Burglary committed by a Butler, who was executed at Tyburn, 24th of June, 1778
Executed for the murder of her child, 24th August, 1778
Who was indicted for Murder, and found guilty of Manslaughter.
A Blackmailer, who was convicted of Highway Robbery, 22nd of February, 1779
Executed for murder, robbery and arson, 5th April 1778
THE REV. JAMES HACKMAN
Executed at Tyburn, 19th of April, 1779, for murdering Miss Reay outside Covent Garden Theatre
Who forged Bank-Notes so cleverly that they could not be distinguished from Genuine Ones. Executed at Tyburn, 28th of July, 1779
Executed for infanticide, March 17th, 1780
A. DURNFORD AND W. NEWTON
Executed at Tyburn, 22nd of November, 1780, for a Robbery under Singular Circumstances
LORD GEORGE GORDON
An Account of the Riots in London in 1780
JOHN DONELLAN, ESQ
Executed for the Murder of Sir Theodosius Boughton, Bart., his Brother-in-Law, 2nd of April, 1781
FRANCIS HENRY DE LA MOTTE
A French Spy, who was executed at Tyburn, 27th of July, 1781, for High Treason
WILLIAM WYNNE RYLAND
Engraver to his Majesty. Executed at Tyburn, in August, 1783, for forging a Bill of Exchange
Convicted at the Lent Assizes, 1785, Hampshire, of forging Seamen's Wills and executed at Winchester
Highwayman, on whose body, after execution, an experiment was made to bring him to life
A Notorious Swindler and Bank-Note Forger, who committed Suicide in 1786
MICHAEL WALKER, RICHARD PAYNE AND ROBERT COX
Executed opposite Smart's Buildings, Holborn, London, 18th of December, 1786, for Murder
JOHN ELLIOT, M.D.
Acquitted of a Serious Crime, he killed himself, by Hunger-Striking because of a Vindictive Sentence for a Minor Offence
Commonly called "Gentleman Harry." Convicted of stealing the Duke of Beaufort's Pendant, 1787
His Misapplied Talents led to his Downfall, and he was executed before Newgate, 1st of July, 1789 for making Base Coin
Executed at Northampton, 17th of August, 1789, for a Murder ordered by his Mother
THOMAS PHIPPS, ESQ., AND THOMAS PHIPPS, HIS SON
Executed for a Forgery committed by the Younger Man, who exonerated his Father, 5th of September, 1789
A boxer, convicted of manslaughter for killing his opponent.
Convicted at the Westminster Sessions in January, 1790, Imprisoned and publicly whipped for a Fraudulent Trick
A Westminster Schoolboy, executed at Newgate, 5th of August, 1790, for Forgery
EDWARD LOWE AND WILLIAM JOBBINS
Young Incendiaries, who set fire to a House in order to plunder it, and were executed in the City, 20th of November, 1790
Commonly called "The Monster." Convicted 13th Of December, 1790, of a brutal and wanton Assault on Miss Ann Porter
Convicted at the Old Bailey, 16th of February, 1791, for a Robbery from "the Dwelling-House of her Majesty, called Buckingham House"
Executed for Robbery
Executed, after a great Legal Argument, On 7th of March, 1791, in the Isle of Ely, for the Murder of his Wife.
JOSEPH WOOD AND THOMAS UNDERWOOD
Two Fourteen-year-old Boys, executed at Newgate, 6th of July, 1791, for robbing another Boy
NATHANIEL LILLEY, JAMES MARTIN, MARY BRIANT, WILLIAM ALLEN, AND JOHN BUTCHER
Convicted of Returning from Transportation
Known among Thieves as "Jumping Joe." Executed on Kennington Common, 8th of August, 1792, for Robbery on the Highway
THE REV. RICHARD BURGH, JOHN CUMMINGS, ESQ., CAPTAIN IN THE ARMY, TOWNLEY M'CAN, ESQ., STUDENT OF LAW, JAMES DAVIS AND JOHN BOURNE
Convicted of a Conspiracy to set fire to the King's Bench Prison, February, 1793
THE REV. MR JACKSON
Convicted of Treason, in Dublin, 23rd of April, 1793, but who died of Poison at the Bar of the Court, at the Moment Death would have been pronounced upon him
A Notorious Swindler, sentenced to Death in 1793, but who hanged himself Three Days before the Date of his Execution
A Fifteen-year-old Girl, executed for the Murder of her Grandfather, March, 1794
A Boy condemned to Death for robbing a Pieman, who had swindled him on Hounslow Heath, of a few Halfpence, March, 1794
Indicted for murdering a Man who had jilted her for another Woman, 17th of July, 1794
LEWIS JEREMIAH AVERSHAW
Executed on Kennington Common, 3rd of August, 1795, for shooting a Peace Offcer in the act of apprehending him
Convicted and imprisoned for an assault upon his Majesty, on the 20th of February, 1796
The Chief of the Mutineers in the British Fleet. Executed at the Yardarm of L'Espion Man-of-War in 1796, at Sheerness
Executed before Newgate, 20th of April, 1796, for Burglary
Betrayed his Employer's Confidence, committed Forgery, and was executed before Newgate, 6th of July, 1796
A Sheriff Officer, convicted of stealing Two Ducks, and sentenced on 23rd of July, 1796, to Transportation for Seven Years
Executed near Bromley, in Kent, 29th of July, 1796, for murdering a Dairymaid
JOSEPH HODGES AND RICHARD PROB1N
Convicted at the Old Bailey, 1796, of a Confidence Trick called Cross-Dropping, and sentenced to Transportation
SARAH PENELOPE STANLEY
The Female Trooper, convicted at the Old Bailey, in October Sessions, 1796, of Petty Larceny
Executed for Murder, 25th of January, 1797, at Glasgow
MARTIN CLENCH AND JAMES MACKLEY
Believed to be innocent of a Charge of Murder, they were executed before Newgate, 5th of June, 1797, after the Gallows collapsed
Executed at Norwich, 27th of August, 1797, for the Murder of her Illegitimate Child
Executed before Newgate, 11th of December, 1797, for Murder
GEORGE WALDRON, alias BARRINGTON
The Gentleman-Pickpocket. Several times convicted, Sentenced twice to hard labour on the Thames, and finally, on September 27, 1798, transported to Botany Bay
ROBERT LADBROKE TROYT
A Boy of Seventeen, executed before Newgate, 28th of November, 1798, for Forgery, his First Offence
A Private Soldier, executed before Newgate, 15th of May, 1799, for robbing the Mint
Executed at Canterbury, 4th of July, 1799, for murdering her Husband
A Blind Man, who was executed in 1800 for the Murder of his Boy Guide
"Galloping Dick," convicted at the Lent Assizes, 1800, at Aylesbury, and executed for a Highway Robbery
Convicted of Larceny in April, 1800, and executed in spite of Extraordinary Efforts to get her reprieved
Tried for shooting at his Majesty George III. at Drury Lane Theatre, on Thursday, 15th of May, 1800
A Post-Office Sorter, executed before Newgate, 11th of November, 1800, for stealing a Bank-Note out of a Letter