British Executions

John Jones


Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 8 Aug 1870

Crime Location: Denham, Middlesex

Execution Place: Aylesbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Jones was convicted of the murder of Emmanuel Marshall and six members of his family and sentenced to death.

He broke into their home and killed them all, after which he made off with a suit of clothes, a few shillings and a watch that he pawns for a soveriegn.


see Illustrated Police News - Thursday 19 February 1914