British Executions

James Gregory

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 11 Apr 1796

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Gregory found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of Joseph Hayes in the parish of St Olave, Southwark on 26th November 1795: stealing therefrom 2 cotton gowns (valued at 12/-), a muslin gown and petticoat (valued at 25/-), a muslin gown (valued at 10/-),  a black silk cloak trimmed with lace (valued at £3),  a black silk cloak (valued at 5/-), 2 linen sheets (valued at 6/-), 2 damask petticoats (valued at 10/-), a muslin apron (valued at 2/-), 4 muslin handkerchiefs (valued at 8/-), 4 yards of plain cloth  (valued at 6/-), 2 cloth aprons (valued at 4/-) and a tea chest (valued at 2/-).