British Executions

John Stephens

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 17 Apr 1790

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Lastley and John Stephens guilty of the highway robbery of John Wharton in the parish of Sheffield on 29th August 1789: robbing him of a willow basket valued at 4d), a 6 pound shoulder of mutton (valued at 1/6), 7 pounds of soap (valued at 3/-), 7 pounds of butter (valued at 4/-), 1 pound of shagg tobacco (valued at 2/-), 1 pound of powder blue (valued at 1/-), ¼ peck of Kidney Beans (valued at 2d) and 4d in copper money.