British Executions

John Davies

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: sacrilege

Date Of Execution: 2 Apr 1774

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Davies (otherwise Ingram) guilty of sacrilege in burglariously entering the parish church of Meifod, Montgomeryshire on 28th November 1773; and stealing therefrom a silver chalice (valued at £10) and a linen surplice (valued at 5/-) - the property of Charles Jones and John Williams, parish wardens.