British Executions

James Wells

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 26 Aug 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Sussex

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Wells, aged 26, found guilty on an indictment for stealing a horse (valued at £4.4/-), the property of  Robert and John Clark in the parish of Horsham on 1st February 1786.