British Executions

James Oliver

Age: 33

Sex: male

Crime: Shot at

Date Of Execution: 8 Aug 1800

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Hertford

Method: hanging




Friday, 8 August 1800 (Carrington Diary)

James Oliver (otherwise Shock Oliver), aged 33,  found guilty of shooting at George Carter in the parish of Clothall on 11th December 1799.  He was also charged with shooting at Daniel Fossey at the same time and with the attempted armed robbery of both.