British Executions

John Rye

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 19 Mar 1777

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Norfolk

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 19 March 1777

John Rye guilty of the murder of Joseph Snelling at Litle Fransham on 12th November 1776: striking him on the head with a large raft.