British Executions

James Berry

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: forgery

Date Of Execution: 16 Apr 1796

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 16 April 1796 (Cowdery’s Manchester Gazette)

James Berry guilty of a forging a Bill of Exchange for £144.5/- purporting to have been made by Sterling Hunters & Co, and endorsed falsely with intent to defraud Isaac Hadwen, in Liverpool on 18th November 1795.