British Executions

Jonathan Simpson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 6 Aug 1735

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Durham

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 6 August 1735 (Derby Mercury)

Jonathan Simpson, a wagonwright, guilty of the murder of a 2 year old male child, commonly called John Simpson, in Gateshead on 28th August 1734 by throwing him in a rivulet.