British Executions

George Easthop

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 29 Mar 1779

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


George Easthop guilty of the murder of Benjamin Smith, by stabbing him in the right side of his belly with a knife, in the parish of Rowley Regis on 5th March 1779, so that he died on 8th March.  His body was afterwards hanged in chains at Creedley