British Executions

John Roberts

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 6 May 1771

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 6 May 1771 (circa)

John Roberts (of the parish of Builth in Brecknockshire) in the parish of Bryneglwys on 21 August 1770 stole a gelding, value £12, belonging to Calvert Richard Jones (WALES 4/57/3).  His execution was ordered for "Monday month" (WALES 14/1). QS Trinity 1771 "John Roberts dieted 6 May who was then executed" (QSD/SR/246 Ruthin)