British Executions

Jacob Morton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: unknown

Date Of Execution: 17 Mar 1760

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 17 March 1760 (Kentish Post)

John Cardinal and Jacob Morton found guilty of assaulting Felix Wright in his dwelling house in the parish of Brent Pelham on 30 March 1753; putting him in fear and stealing from him 8 silver spoons (valued at 40/-), 3 silver tankards (valued at £5) and 40 gold guineas.