British Executions

John Saunderson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 15 Sep 1739

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Carlisle

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday 15th September 1739 (Newcastle Journal)

John Saunderson guilty of a burglary in the Mansion house of Elizabeth Eudsley in the parish of Penrith between the hours of ten and two o’clock on the night of 23rd August 1738.  The indictment accuses him of stealing 20 gold guineas and £4 in other money.