British Executions

James Cowell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 11 Aug 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 11 August 1786

James Cowell, aged 39, found guilty on an indictment for stealing a bay mare (valued at £14), the property of John Abbott, in the parish of Finchingfield on 9th April 1786.