British Executions

Alexander Brown Rose


Sex: male

Crime: Housebreaking

Date Of Execution: 25 Mar 1797

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Reading

Method: hannging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 25 March 1797 County Gaol, Reading (Reading Mercury) Alex Brown Rose indicted for breaking into the dwelling house of John Lockett in the parish of Speen on 19th April 1796: stealing therefrom 10 pieces of linen cloth (valued at ?30), 11 gold guineas, 1 gold half guinea and 1 ?10 Newbury Bank Note.