British Executions

James Watkins

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 29 Mar 1749

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Monmouthshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 29 March 1749 (Gloucester Journal)

James Watkins (otherwise Fish Watkins) guilty of the murder of his wife, Joan, by stabbing her with a knife in the right breast, in the parish of Monmouth on 27th March 1748.