British Executions

John Shelton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1750

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Shelton found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of William Jackson in the parish of Croydon on 10th February 1750: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 40/-), a hat (valued at7/6), a tobacco box (valued at 1/-), a pen knife (valued at 6d), 1 gold guinea and 16/1½ in money numbered.