British Executions

James Cliffen

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 24 Mar 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Norfolk

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thursday, 24 March 1785

James Cliffen guilty of the murder of Peter Seaman at Yaxham.  After execution his body was hanged in chains on Badley Moor, Dereham.  The cost of the gibbet was £8.16/-.