British Executions

John Kelly

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 21 Mar 1791

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Oxfordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 21 March 1791

John Kelly (otherwise James Davis)guilty of the highway robbery of John Clark in the parish of Bloxham on 5th October 1790: robbing him of 4 pairs of worsted stockings (valued at 6/-), a hat (valued at 4/-), a pair of plated shoe buckles (valued at 3/-) and 5/- in money numbered; and of stabbing him in the breast with a knife.