British Executions

John Gorsden

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 1 Aug 1777

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 1 August 1777

George Gillam (otherwise George King) and John Gorsden found guilty on an indictment for stealing a black mare (valued at £20) and a bay brown gelding (valued at £20), the property of Peter Clark, in the parish of Layer de la Haye on 16th May 1777.