British Executions

John Murray

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 26 Mar 1790

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 26 March 1790

John Murray found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of James Hardy in the parish of Wanstead on 28th February 1790: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 40/-), a man’s hat (valued at 6/-), a handkerchief (valued at 1/-) and 3 silver shillings.