British Executions

Thomas Jones

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

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)

William Harrow (otherwise Fudge, otherwise William Harmsworth), Thomas Jones and William Basford (or Batsford) found guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Thomas Glasscock in the parish of Hatfield on 8th October 1762: stealing therefrom a large silver spoon (valued at 10/-), 2 silver teaspoons (valued at 5/-) and 260 gold guineas.

Knapp and Baldwin - Newgate Calendar dates this to 28th March)