British Executions

John Martin

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 4 Aug 1777

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Martin guilty of the murder of William Broome, his apprentice, by taking him from his bed at 10 o’clock at night, carrying him down to the cellar of his house and drowning him in the large quantity of water to be found there, in the parish of Wolverhampton on 14th April 1777.