British Executions

Joseph Rose


Sex: male

Crime: Burglary

Date Of Execution: 4 Apr 1803

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Horsemonger Lane

Method: hanging




Joseph Rose, aged 25, found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of Thomas Pickton in the parish of St John, Southwark on 26th September 1802: stealing therefrom 4 pounds of chocolate (valued at 18/-), 4 pounds of cocoa (value at 12/-), 16 spoons (valued at 3/-), 4 teaspoons (valued at 8/-), a watch (valued at £4), a chain (valued at £1.11/6), a seal (valued at £1.1/-), a key (valued at 4d), a pound of nutmeg (valued at £5.10/-) and a piece of wood called a Dummy (valued at 1d)..