British Executions

John Barnet


Sex: male

Crime: Burglary

Date Of Execution: 16 Apr 1757

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Reading

Method: hannging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 16 April 1757 (Reading Mercury) John Barnet indicted for a burglary in the dwelling house of John Butler in the parish of Remenham on 20th November 1756: stealing therefrom a linen bag (valued at 1d), 3 foreign gold 36/- pieces, 2 gold Moidores (each with a value of 27/-), 8 gold guineas, 8 gold half guineas and ?9 in money numbered.