British Executions

John Croft

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 7 Aug 1779

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Croft        guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Robert Spink in the parish of Walsall on 9th July 1779: stealing therefrom a silk handkerchief (valued at 1/-), 34 copper halfpennies, 4 copper farthings and 8/6 in money numbered.