British Executions

John Carney

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 5 Apr 1784

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 5 April 1784

John Carney, aged 22, found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Nehemiah Sorrell in the parish of West Ham on 19th October 1783: robbing him of 21 half pennies.  He was ordered to be hanged on 18 March.