British Executions

John Bent

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 17 Mar 1755

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Bent was convicted for the murder of his wife.

He was from Warrington and was a boat hauler.

He was convicted at the Lancaster Assizes and executed on the Friday.

see Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 25 March 1755