British Executions

John Eccles

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 8 Sep 1798

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 8 September 1798 (Chester Courant)

John Eccles, of Wigan, guilty of stealing 20 pieces of calico (valued at £10), the property of Charles Goldney Rees, Philip Lewis Rees, Thomas Cochran and Robert Clough from their bleachcroft at Adlington in the parish of Standish on 11th February 1799.