British Executions

James Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 2 Apr 1750

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Oxfordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 2 April 1750 (Western Flying Post)

James Smith (otherwise Wells) guilty of breaking in to the dwelling house of Robert Burgin in the parish of Kidlington on 28th January 1750; and stealing therefrom a knife (valued at 3d), a pair of scissors (valued at 6d), a linen handkerchief (valued at 6d), a gold half guinea and £1.2.8d in money numbered.