British Executions

John Pool

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: forgery

Date Of Execution: 30 Mar 1776

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Pool guilty of forging a Bill of Exchange for £10 - purporting to be drawn by William Downes on 2nd October 1775 on Joseph Birch of Grays Inn, in favour of John Green - and uttered in the parish of Bletchley (?) on 7th December 1775 with intent to defraud John Garratt.