William Davis (Biographical details)

William Davis (Male; d. 1689)

Also known as

Davis, William

Biography

Highwayman active in Surrey, called the Golden Farmer (note that John Bennet was the original Golden Farmer, but the name became attached to Davis in Captn Alexander Smith's 'The History of the Lives of the most Noted Highwaymen' first published in 1714, a bestseller which ran into many editions under various titles)

Bibliography

DNB under entry for John Bennet