British Executions

John Peters

Age: 17

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 30 Jul 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Cambridgeshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 30 July 1785 (Cambridge Chronicle) John Peters, aged 17 or 19, guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of William Anderson at Barnwell in early March; and stealing a silver spoon (Cambridge Chronicle Sat 9th April 1785).