British Executions

James Ellis

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: sacrilege

Date Of Execution: 1 Mar 1741

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


March 1741       

James Ellis found guilty on an indictment for sacrilege in robbing the parish church of Shenfield on 7th October 1740; and stealing therefrom a silver Chalice (valued at £3) and 2 silver salvers (valued at £3).