British Executions

John Hatfield


Sex: male

Crime: Forgery

Date Of Execution: 3 Sep 1803

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Carlisle Low Sands

Method: hanging




Saturday 3 September 1803 at Low Sands, Carlisle (Cumberland Packet)

John Hatfield guilty of forging a Bill of exchange for £20 with intent to defraud George Wood and John Crump in the parish of Keswick on 13th October 1802.

According to the registers for St Mary’s, Carlisle Hatfield (age 45) was buried on 3 September.  The register does not state that he was executed as it does in all other cases.