British Executions

John Phthean

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 9 Aug 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Phthean, aged 36, guilty of the murder of his wife Sarah, by beating and kicking her, in the parish of Whitchurch on 6th April 1787, so that she died on 7th April.