British Executions

John Phillips


Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 10 Aug 1763

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Whitley Common, Coventry

Method: hanging



Coventry Wednesday, 10 August 1763 (Coventry Mercury) William Ogden (otherwise Palliser) (aged 25), Margaret Brown and John Phillips (otherwise Duple) for stealing in he dwelling house of John Bayley in Coventry: stealing therefrom near ?200 cash, 7 silver spoons, 2 silver salts, a pair of silver buckles and a pair of plated buckles. Margaret Clarke (otherwise Ferguson, known as Long Peg) (aged in her 50?s) for being found at large in the Kingdom while under sentence of transportation.