British Executions

John Holden

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 7 Mar 1783

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


?? Friday, 7 March 1783 (Ipswich Journal)

John Holden, aged 20, and Thomas Halling (otherwise Haivley), aged 18, found guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Richard Quelch in the parish of Aldenham on 27th July 1782: stealing therefrom a silver button boat (valued at 20/-); a horseman’s whip (valued at 2/-) and £14 in money numbered.  They were ordered for execution on Friday 7 March.