British Executions

John Chambers

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 13 Apr 1798

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Chambers found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of William Welch in the parish of Sutton on 26th October 1797: robbing him of 2 pairs of leather boots (valued at 10/-), 9 linen shirts (valued at £2.2/-), 2 waistcoats (one valued at 10/-, the other at 4/-) a pair of breeches (valued at 5/-), 1 gold two-guinea piece, 4 gold guineas, 1 gold half guinea, 1 gold quarter guinea and 3 silver shillings.