British Executions

John Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 19 Apr 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Field, Ilchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Smith (aged 17) guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Henry Pinn in the parish of west Monkton on 26th November 1785; and stealing therefrom 2 silver teaspoons and other goods (valued at 30/-) and £28 in money.