British Executions

John Jacob

Age: 25

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 22 Mar 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Dorset

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 1 April 1786 (Western Flying Post)

John Jacob, aged 25, guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Thomas Hill the elder: stealng therefrom a pair of leather shoes (valued at 24/-) and other goods (valued at 7/10).