British Executions

Sarah Jones

Age: 27

Sex: female

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 11 Aug 1803

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Shrewsbury

Method: hanging




Sarah Jones, single woman aged 27, guilty of the murder of her female bastard, which was born on19th February 1803 and which she threw into an Iron Stone Pit, 10 yards deep, in the Hill Top Field in the parish of Benthall on 18th May 1803.