British Executions

John Lewis

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 17 Aug 1771

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 17 August 1771 (Manchester Magazine)

John Lewis guilty of the murder of his daughter, Ann, aged 9, by stabbing her in the throat with a knife and then throwing her body into the Rover Mersey, in the parish of Prescot on 1st April 1771.