British Executions

John Davis

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 8 Apr 1778

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Davis and William Spratt found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of William Metcalfe in the parish of St Mary, Lambeth on 5th March 1778: robbing him of a watch (valued at £4), a watch seal (valued at 6d), a watch string (valued at 2d) and 20/- in money numbered.