British Executions

John James

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing sheep

Date Of Execution: 1 May 1771

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Carmarthenshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown



John James on 28 January 1771 in the parish of Llanddewibrefi stole 1 ewe sheep belonging to David Jones (WALES 4/899/1).  Death sentence passed on Tuesday 16 April (WALES 14/5 ).  No reprieve traced.