Monument record MYO2238 - Tyburn


On 7th March 1379, the York Tyburn was erected on the Knavesmire. It continued in use until 1801. Private Edward Hewison was the first person to be hanged at the York Tyburn on March 31st 1379. Edward Hughes was the last person to be hanged at the York Tyburn on August 29th 1801.


Grid reference Centred SE 5907 5039 (19m by 20m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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NMR Information

[SE 5906 5040] Tyburn (site of Gallows) [TI] (1)

Gallows near St.James's Hill, later known as the Mount, are recorded in 1150-4. They were removed in 1812. (2-3)

NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

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  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.

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Record last edited

Mar 10 2020 2:31PM


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