British Executions

John Bryan

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 30 Jul 1781

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Winchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Bryan guilty of the murder of William Wisdom near Gosport.  He was ordered for execution on Saturday 28th July but this was respited to the Monday.  After execution his body wss hanged in chains at Blockhouse Point, near the gibbet of John the Painter.