British Executions

John Jones

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 21 Mar 1783

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Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Jones guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of John Pidduck in the parish of Wichenford on 9th March 1783: stealing therefrom 2 silver tablespoons (valued at 10/-), 5 silver teaspoons (valued at 10/-), a pair of silver tea tongs (valued at 3/-), a watch (valued at 20/-), a cloth coat (valued at 5/-), a cloth waistcoat (valued at 2/-), a frise surtout coat (valued at 2/-), a pair of leather breeches (valued at 4/-), 2 pairs of stockings (valued at 3/-), a pair of silver shoe buckles (valued at 10/-), a pair of leather shoes (valued at 1/-), a pair of plate shoe buckles (valued at 1/-), a frock (valued at 2/-), a silk handkerchief (valued at 1/-), 2 linen shirts (valued at 5/-), a silver stock buckles (valued at 18d), 3 gold guineas and 2/- in money numbered.