British Executions

Job Wells

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: rape

Date Of Execution: 27 Aug 1753

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 27 August 1753 (All Saints, Hertford Burial Register has “buried without service 1 September”)

Job Wells found guilty of the rape of his daughter, Maria Wells in the parish of Redourn on 27th April 1753.  In All Saints, Hertford Register appears “Job Wells buried without service 1st September.”