British Executions

John Burton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 25 Sep 1756

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Carlisle

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday 25 September 1756 (Newcastle Journal)

John Burton guilty of stealing a grey gelding, valued at £4, the property of William Gunson, in the parish of Lorton, on 22nd February 1756

However Sheriff’s cravings shows Amstrong as executed and Burton as reprieved