British Executions

John Clarke

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 24 Apr 1756

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Clarke guilty of stealing a black gelding (valued at £5), the property of John Gillman, in the parish of Abbots Bromley on 28th January 1756; also a black mare (valued at £5), the property of John Smith, in the parish of Stone on 2nd February 1756; and 7 ewes (valued at £4), the property of William Robinson, in the parish of Mavesyn Ridware on 11th January 1756.