British Executions

Martin Reader

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 29 Jul 1771

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Oxfordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 29 July 1771

Martin Reader guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Thomas Molde in the parish of Cropredy on 15th March 1771: stealing therefrom 30 copper halfpennies, a penknife (valued at 6d), a pair of silver buckles (valued at 15/-), 5 iron keys (valued at 5d), a horse pistol (valued at 18d) and 22/- in money numbered - the property and money of Thomas Molde; and a pair of silver shoe buckles (valued at 10/-) - the property of Ann Molde, spinster.