British Executions

John Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1790

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Durham

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


1790  ?? if executed - i.e. No reprieve traced but no report of execution.

John Smith (otherwise John Thornton) guilty of stealing a grey mare (valued at £13(, the property of Robert Hutton in the parish of Bishopwearmouth on 21st January 1790.