British Executions

John Nelson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 30 Aug 1755

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Carlisle

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday 30 August 1755 (Newcastle Journal)

John Nelson guilty of the highway robbery of Ann Sanderson on 23rd July 1755: robbing her of a gold half guinea and a copper 1d. Witness presentment - no indictment found.