The History of Leith

May 28, 2006

Seven Men Sentenced to Die

‘An account of the notorious WILLIAM PROBERT, and Six other unfortunate Men, who are all to be Executed in London on Monday Morning next, for the crimes of Horsestealing and Forgery. Probert was the companion of the late notorious Thurtel and Hunt, the horrid Murderers, the former of whom was also executed for the bloody murder of their companion, William Weare, in a lonely part of the country.’ The sheet was published in 1825 by John Muir of Glasgow.for more click here

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