British Executions

John Powell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 22 Apr 1747

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 22 April 1747

John Powell found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of John Young in the parish of Ardleigh on 6th January 1747: stealing therefrom  2 gold guineas, 2 gold half guineas and 1/- in money numbered of John Powell; and a snuff box (valued at 6d), the property of Ann Baskett.