British Executions

John Armstrong

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 Armstrong guilty of stealing a grey mare, valued at £6, the property of William Meak, in the parish of Wigton, on 21st April 1756. (Newcastle Journal reports as reprieved)