British Executions

John Brown

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 28 Jul 1766

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Oxfordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 28 July 1766

John Williams and John Brown guilty of the highway robbery of Rachel Newell in the parish of Aston Rowant on 14th March 1766: robbing her of a worsted purse (valued at 2d), 8 gold guineas, 2 gold half guineas and a gold quarter guinea.