British Executions

John Beves

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 5 May 1739

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Buckinghamshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 5 May 1739 (St Mary’s Burial Register)

John Beves guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Ambrose Eldridge in the parish of Chipping Wycombe on 25th October 1738: stealing therefrom a silver snuff box (valued at 15/-) and other goods.