British Executions

Joseph Brearley

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 14 Apr 1792

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Brearley, aged 30, guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Ann Booth in the parish of Cleckheaton on 10th January 1792: stealing therefrom a brown cloth coat (valued at 7/6), a pair of thick set breeches (valued at 2/9), a shaped linen waistcoat (valued at 1/9), 4 other waistcoats (valued at 12/-), a boy’s waistcoat (valued at 2/3) and 4/10½ in money.