British Executions

John Jenkins

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 19 Apr 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Field, Ilchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Jenkins (aged 21) guilty of the highway robbery of James Chappell in the parish of Brislington on 3rd September 1785: robbing him of 96 copper halfpennies.