British Executions

Josiah Fearn

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 24 Mar 1749

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Josiah Fearn, a salter, guilty of the murder of Thomas Grave by stabbing him with a knife in the left of his belly and between his second and third ribs in Leeds on 24th February 1749 between the hours of 9 and 10 at night: so that he died on 2nd March 1749.