British Executions

David John

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1768

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Pembrokeshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


David John (of the parish of Eglwyswrw) in the parish of R....... on 20 January 1768 at about midnight broke into the dwelling house of Mary Edwards, spinster of Hook, and stole a box (value 2/-); 1 guinea; 2 half guineas and 15/- in silver coin (WALES 4/818/1).  Guilty verdict.