British Executions

John Vernon

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 7 Sep 1764

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Samuel Brain, Matthew Jackson and John Vernon found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Grimsell in the parish of Egham on 15th June 1764: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 40/-),a pair of metal knee buckles (valued at 2d), a silk handkerchief (valued at 4/-), a purse (valued at 1d), 1 gold guinea, 1 gold half guinea and 14/- in money numbered.