British Executions

James Pookey

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 18 Mar 1758

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 18 March 1758 (Kentish Post)         

James Pookey found guilty on an indictment for the murder of John Brown, by striking and kicking him so that he instantly died, in the parish of Walthamstow on 15th February 1758.  Afterwards for his body to be dissected.