British Executions

James Porter

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 20 Mar 1769

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Porter found guilty on an indictment for the murder of John Hillier, by striking him about the head with a blunt instrument in the shop room of his dwelling house, in the parish of Cobham on 26th January 1769.  Afterwards his body to be dissected.