British Executions

John Bent

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 14 Mar 1755

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday  14 March 1755 (Leeds Intelligencer)

John Bent guilty of the murder of his wife, Jane who was beaten and kicked to death in the parish of Warrington on 14th December 1754.