British Executions

John Scott

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 21 Apr 1767

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Scott (otherwise Haines) guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Joseph Boot in the parish of St Mary, Bridgnorth on 17th January 1767; and stealing therefrom a watch with silver cases (valued at £3), 11 gold guineas and 18/- in money numbered.