British Executions

James Chapman


Sex: male

Crime: Housebreaking

Date Of Execution: 20 Aug 1791

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Reading

Method: hannging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 20 August 1791 last on Earley Common (Reading Mercury) James Chapman indicted for breaking into the dwelling house of John Applebee in the parish of Brimpton on 29th June 1791; and stealing therefrom a wooden box (valued at 1d), a gold guinea, a gold half guinea, 2 silver crown pieces and 17/- in money numbered - the goods and money of John Applebee; and a copper halfpenny - the money of Sarah Applebee.