British Executions

John Reece

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 1 Sep 1756

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Reece guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Francis Hicks in the parish of Munslow on 9th August 1756; and stealing therefrom a silk and muslin handkerchief (valued at 8d), a silk and worsted waistcoat (valued at 8/-),  a pair of leather shoes (valued at 8/-) and a Holland shirt (valued at 4/-).  Executed