British Executions

John Horn

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 18 Aug 1780

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 18 August 1780

John Horn found guilty on an indictment for breaking into the dwelling house of Robert Cranmer in the parish of St Peter, Maldon on 28th May 1780; and stealing therefrom a silver tablespoon (valued at 10/-), 5 silver teaspoons (valued at 10/-), a silver pap spoon (valued at 5/-), a silver stock buckle (valued at 2/-), a waistcoat (valued at 20/-), a pair of leather breeches (valued at 15/-) and other articles of clothing (valued at £1.8/-).