British Executions

John Lee

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 16 Apr 1768

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Lee guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Benjamin Elwall in the parish of Wolverhampton on 12th February 1768: stealing therefrom 4 pieces of printed linen measuring 30 yards (valued at £5), 6 pieces of printed cotton measuring 40 yards (valued at £4), 180 yards of silk ribbon (valued at £4), a pair of worsted stockings (valued at 2/-) and a linen wrapper (valued at 1/-).