British Executions

John Steptoe


Sex: male

Crime: Sheep theft

Date Of Execution: 25 Mar 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Reading

Method: hannging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 25 March 1786 (Reading Mercury) John Steptoe (aged 21) indicted for stealing 13 ewes (valued at ?10) and 7 lambs (valued at ?3), the property of John Stevens, in the parish of Childrey on 13th September 1795.