British Executions

John Whissum

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 19 Apr 1753

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Whissum and Thomas Macksheen found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Bowman Cooke in the parish of Camberwell on 25th February 1753: robbing him of a hat (valued at 1/-), a wig (valued at 1/-) and 10/4½ in money numbered.