British Executions

John Saunders

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 Saunders found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of William Chapman in the parish of Woodford on 16th March 1798: stealing therefrom 144 yards of ribbon (valued at £30), 20 yards of printed cotton (valued at £3) among other goods with a total value of £59.9.6d.  Also found guilty on the indictment on which John Morris received a capital sentence (see previous entry).