British Executions

John Temple

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 1 Aug 1740

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Temple guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Henry Kempson in the parish of Handsworth on 17th May 1740: stealing therefrom a cloth coat (valued at 12/-), a fustian coat (valued at 6/-), a calamanco waistcoat (valued at 4/-), a ig (valued at 14/-), a hat (valued at 2/-), stays (valued at 8/-), a silk hood (valued at 1/-), a silk apron (valued at 1/-), a silk handkerchief (valued at 1/-), 1 yard of ribbon (valued at 2/-), a silk thimble (valued at 1/-), a pair of shoe buckles (valued at 6d), a girdle (valued at 6d), a green silk purse (valued at 2d), a pistol (valued at 1/-) and 14/4 in money numbered.  No reprieve traced.