British Executions

John Griffin

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: high treason

Date Of Execution: 11 Apr 1778

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Griffin and Thomas Rushbury guilty of High Treason - in feloniously and traitorously forging, counterfeiting and coining one piece of faked, feigned and counterfeit money and coin like to a half crown.  They were ordered to be drawn to the place of execution.