British Executions

John Read


Sex: male

Crime: Burglary

Date Of Execution: 17 Apr 1802

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Ipswich

Method: hanging




John Read (otherwise John Oxer) and Thomas Keeley guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of James Berry in the parish of Thrandeston on 22nd January 1802: stealing therefrom 80 yards of hempen cloth (valued at £6), 35 yards of linen (valued at £2), 70 yards of muslin (valued at £3), 8 yards of dimity (valued at 16/-), 70 yards of printed cotton (valued at £7) etc.