British Executions

Bartholomew Quain

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 7 Mar 1791

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Bartholomew Quain was found “Special” at the Assizes for the isle of Ely the previous Autumn and referred to the Judges on a point of law as to whether his actin in killing his wife amounted to murder or not.  The judges found against him and he was accordingly executed.