British Executions

John Cole

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 17 Jul 1758

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 17 July 1758 (Kentish Post)

John Cole found guilty on an indictment for the murder of Olive Robinson, by striking her with an offensive weapon under the jaw, in the parish of Eastwood on 19th January 1758.  Afterwards his body to be dissected and anatomised.