British Executions

John Brett

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 29 Apr 1755

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Tuesday, 29 April 1755                                    

John Brett found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of William Stubbingfield in the parish of Loughton on 26th December 1754: robbing him of 1 gold half guinea, a brass pocket piece (valued at ½d) and 3/- in money numbered.