British Executions

John Skinner

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 29 Aug 1746

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 29 August 1746

John Skinner found guilty on an indictment for the murder of Daniel Brett, by shooting him with a gun in the right side of his belly, in the parish of St Giles, Colchester, on 23rd May 1744, so that he died the following day.