British Executions

Samuel Lane

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 11 Aug 1786

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Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Samuel Lane (otherwise John Jones), Joseph Watts and James Cook guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Elizabeth Townsend, widow, in the parish of Northfield on 11th April 1786: stealing therefrom a silver tankard (valued at £8), 2 silver tablespoons (valued at 20/-) and 5 silver half crown pieces.