British Executions

John Ney

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 25 Mar 1769

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Sussex

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Ney (otherwise Nye)found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Elizabeth Swain in the parish of St John near Lewes on 9th November 1768: robbing her of 2 black and white linen handkerchiefs (valued at 1/-), a small glass bottle (valued at 1d), an iron ear pick (valued at 1d), a foreign 2/6 silver coin and 14d in money numbered.