British Executions

John Greenwood

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 24 Mar 1759

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 24 March 1759 (Manchester Magazine)

John Grindrod (otherwise Grindred) guilty of the murder of his son, James, daughter, Mary, and wife, Jane by them feeding them arsenic mixed with treacle, in the parish of Salford on 14th September 1758. After execution his body hanged in chains on Pendleton Moor.