British Executions

John King

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing sheep

Date Of Execution: 12 Apr 1790

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John King, aged 29, found guilty on an indictment for stealing 9 wether sheep (valued at £7.13/-) and 1lamb (valued at 10/-), the property of Joseph Barchard in the parish of Little Bookham on 13th September 1789.