British Executions

Jane Cornforth

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 20 May 1774

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: unknown

Executioner: unknown


Jane Cornforth was convicted of the murder of her male bastard child who she through down the privy at the house of a soap boiler in Cowcross where she had been a servant for about 2-3 months. Execution not confirmed.

see Derby Mercury - Friday 20 May 1774