British Executions

John Moses


Sex: male

Crime: Burglary

Date Of Execution: 15 Aug 1803

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Dryburn

Method: hanging




Monday, 15 August 1803 (Newcastle Chronicle)

John Moses of Durham City, guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Benjamin Jackson on 10th July 1803:  stealing therefrom 70 yards of muslin (valued at £10), 7 cotton neck handkerchiefs (valued at 10/-), 20 pocket handkerchiefs (valued at £1) 5 pairs of cotton stockings (valued at 7/6), 20 pieces of printed cotton (valued at £100) and a harden wrapper (valued at 1/-).