British Executions

John Parry

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1775

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Parry of Rhoscolyn, Anglesey guilty of plundering, stealing, taking and carrying away 3 wooden casks (valued at 10/-), 3 wooden puncheons (valued at 10/-), 3 wooden Hogsheads (valued at 10/-), 100 gallons of Rum (valued at £20), 100 gallons of Brandy (valued at £20), 100 gallons of Geneva (valued at £20), 100 gallons of red wine -commonly called Claret (valued at £20), 100 gallons of white wine - commonly called Mountain wine (valued at £20), 100 gallons of compound spirits - commonly called Sugarhouse spirits (valued at £20), a bedstead (valued at 10/-), an iron grate (valued at 10/-), 2 bundles of iron rods - commonly called Nail rods (valued at 10/-), 2 dozen quart bottles (valued at 2/-), 2 blankets (valued at 5/-), 2 sheets (valued at 5/-)and 2 further blankets (valued at 2/-) - the property of person or persons unkown, being part of the cargo of and belonging to a certain ship called the Charming Jenny being wrecked, lost and cast on shore at the parish of Llanfihangel-yn-nhowyn, Anglesey on 11th September 1773.