British Executions

Henry Morris

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 18 Aug 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Henry Morris (otherwise John Morris), aged 26, guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Joseph Davis in the parish of Pontesbury on 23rd July 1787; and stealing therefrom a pair of worsted stockings (valued at 18d), a hempen shirt (valued at 4/-), 2 silk handkerchiefs (valued at 6/-) and a gold guinea