British Executions

George Russell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 15 Sep 1798

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 15 September, Newton Heath, Manchester (Manchester Magazine)

George Russell guilty of stealing 120 yards of Velveteen (valued at £2.5/-), the property of Thomas Shurrocks, bleacher, from his bleachcroft in Manchester on 5th June 1798.