British Executions

John Wanklin

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 30 Mar 1776

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Wanklin guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of John Amos in the parish of Wolverhampton on 16th November 1775: stealing therefrom a cloth coat (valued at 10/-), a cloth waistcoat (valued at 7/-), a pair of plush breeches (valued at 8/-), 2 pairs of worsted stockings (valued at 4/-) a linen shirt (valued at 5/-), a linen handkerchief (valued at 1/-) and a linen apron (valued at 18d).