British Executions

John Collins

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 26 Aug 1737

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 26 Aug 1737 (Northampton Mercury)

John Collins guilty of the murder of Jane, wife of Simon Uprot at Harledown on 16th May 1737: striking her on the head with a sparhook, severing her head and cutting out her heart.