British Executions

John Jones

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: return from transportation

Date Of Execution: 25 Mar 1751

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 25 March 1751 (Northamptn Mercury)                                                    

John Jones found guilty of being at large in the Kingdom before the expiry of the term for which he had been transported, having been tried at the Summer 1746 Hertfordshire Assizes, found guilty of the theft of 113 sheepskins (valued at £4.6/-), the property of John Shipton in the parish of Watford on 19th June 1746, and sentenced to transportation.