British Executions

John Pritchard

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 10 May 1735

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Beaumaris

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Pritchard of the parish of Penrhosllugwy for breaking into the house of  Margaret Williams in Llanfihangel (no termination given) at 3.00 in the afternoon of 20th October 1734 and stealing 16/6 in money: also for breaking into the house of Ellin Jones in Launes on the same day and stealing 1/- (WALES 4/250/5).  He was ordered for execution on Saturday 10 May 1735 (Diary of William Bulkeley: Henblas 18 Dept. of Manuscripts, UCNW, Bangor) No reprieve traced.  Not included in the Beaumaris Gaol exhibit.