British Executions

Jervase Matcham

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 2 Aug 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Huntingdonshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 2 August 1786   (Cambridge Chronicle)

Jervase Matcham guilty of the murder of Benjamin Jones, by cutting his throat at Alconbury in 1780.  His body was afterwards hanged in chains near the murder spot at Alconbury.