British Executions

John Holward

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 23 Mar 1798

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Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Holward guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of John Bird in the parish of Stockton n 17th January 1798; and stealing therefrom 100 yards of muslin (valued at £20), 100 yards of thread lace (valued at £20), 100 yards of silk lace (valued at £20). A muslin half shawl (valued at 3/6), 2 pieces of base metal (valued at 6d), 20 gold guineas, 20 gold half guineas, 20 silver half crown pieces, 20/- in money numbered, a £1 Bank of England Note and a £1 Dudley Bank Note.