British Executions

John Chear

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1788

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Chear, aged 26, found guilty on an indictment for stealing 1 black gelding (valued at £15) and 1 other gelding (valued at £20), the property of Richard Martin, in the parish of Walton-on-Thames on 6th November 1787.