British Executions

Francis Jefferson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 20 Apr 1754

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Francis Jefferson guilty of breaking into the dwelling of Nicholas Turner at South Cliffe at about eleven o’clock in the forenoon of 7th October 1753; and stealing a purse (value 1d), 45½ guineas, 5 Portuguese gold coins (value £9), 2 Portuguese gold coins (value 18/-). house breaking.