British Executions

John Swanson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 12 Mar 1759

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 12 March 1759 Mount Pleasant. Oakham (Leicester Journal)

John Swanson for the murder of Robert Brown and Ann Woods at Hambledon-on-the-Hill        in March 1758: striking an cutting them with a hatchet and a knife and cutting off their hands and heads.