British Executions

John Morris

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 3 Aug 1798

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday,  3 August 1798

John Morris (otherwise John Bissell) , aged 21, found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of William Chapman in the parish of Woodford on 8th April 1798: stealing therefrom articles of clothing and cloth with a total value of  £22.14.6d.  Also found guilty on the indictment on which John Saunders received a capital sentence (see next entry).