British Executions

John Collyns

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: larceny

Date Of Execution: 26 Sep 1603

Crime Location: Brentwood

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Collyns was convicted for grand larceny and sentenced to hang. Execution not confirmed.

He stole a purse (3d) containing 30s in money from Robert Jennyngs on 27 September 1603 in Brentwood.

see Calendar of Assize Records - Essex Indictments James I

see Assizes 35/45/1