British Executions

James Hopkins

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 4 Sep 1772

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Hopkins found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of Caleb Phelps in the parish of St Mary, Lambeth on 18th June 1772:  stealing therefrom a picture (valued at 1/-), a cooking glass (valued at 4/-), a mahogany tea chest (valued at 2/6), a silver teaspoon (valued at 1/-) and a curtain (valued at 3/-).