British Executions

James Purdue


Sex: male

Crime: Burglary

Date Of Execution: 21 Mar 1801

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Winchester Gallows Hill

Method: hanging




James Purdue and Thomas Varndell guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of William Seymour in the parish of Odiham on 15th November 1800: stealing therefrom 150 yards of linen cloth (valued at £10), 6 yards of printed calico (valued at 15/-), 60 silk handkerchiefs (valued at £14), 12 pairs of worsted stockings (valued at 25/-), 8 pairs of cotton stockings (valued at 25/-), a linen wrapper (valued at 1/-) and 6 yardsof linen check cloth (valued at 15/-).