British Executions

Francis Fearn

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 23 Jul 1782

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Francis Fearn, of Sheffield, guilty of the murder of Nathan Andrews on 18th March 1782 in the parish of Ecclesfield.  Andrews was beaten about the head and face with a stick and stabbed in the neck and ribs.  His body was hanged in chains on Loxley Common.