British Executions

John Witham

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 26 Aug 1797

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Norfolk

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 26 August 1797

John Witham (aged 26) and Jonathan Green (aged 26) guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of John Bloomfield in the parish of Holt on 6th June 1797: stealing therefrom 2 pairs of leather breeches (valued at 30/-) and a pair of leather buskins (valued at 1/-).