British Executions

James Edgar

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 3 Sep 1764

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 3 September 1764 - Westgate, Newcastle (Newcastle Journal)

James Edgar, of Morpeth, guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Edward Biggs in West Jesmond at about midnight on 22nd November 1764: stealing therefrom, among other things, 2 pairs of woollen blankets (value 10/-), a chintz counterpane (value 10/-), a cotton counterpane (value 5/-) and silver tea-spoons (value 5/-).