British Executions

John Harwood

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 23 Mar 1607

Crime Location: Downham, Harwood, Essex

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Harwood was convicted of murder and sentenced to hang. Execution not confirmed.

He was a husbandman from Hockley.

On 13 October 1606 at Downham, Harwood, he attacked Joan Wodhams, a spinster, and cut her throat with a knife (1d).

see Calendar of Assize Records - Essex Indictments James I

see Assizes 35/49/1