Places (Help with places, streets and buildings in Wigan.)
I agree. I looked at the Lancaster records and have seen other hangings for highway robbery after him. He wasn't a Wiganer but did a lot of his thieving in Wigan... and as far as I know he was merely a 'footpad' as he didn't own a horse. He borrowed one when he robbed the Liverpool mail coach.
Replied: 25th Oct 2020 at 12:16