British Executions

John Wright

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 14 Mar 1763

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 14 March 1763 (Ipswich Journal - Saturday 19 March)

John Wright found guilty of the highway robbery of William Eling in the parish of Buckland on 8th December 1762: robbing him of 1 gold guinea, 1 gold quarter guinea and 13/- in money numbered.