British Executions

Henry Johns

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 7 Oct 1791

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Glamorganshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 7 October 1791

Henry Johns (otherwise Henry John James) (of the parish of Eglwysilan) & Catherine Griffith (otherwise Catherine James) on 30 August 1791  burglariously entered the dwelling house of Catherine Price, widow, in the parish of St Fagans and stole many items of silver including candlesticks, an extinguisher, a saucepan, coffee pot, salver, pepper box and spoons with a total value of £30 (WALES 4/628/2).

Hereford Journal Wednesday 19 October "On Friday se'nnight HJ and CG were executed at Cardiff for burglary of Mrs Price at Park."  Recorded in  (Dairy of William Jones).ereford JournalHereHh