British Executions

James Martin

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 17 Aug 1781

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 17 August 1781 (Ipswich Journal)

James Martin, aged 22, found guilty on an indictment for stealing a gelding (valued at £7), the property of Edward Morris in the parish of Cold Norton on 10th November 1780; a mare (valued at £5), the property of James Cornish in the parish of Springfield on 6h September 1780; and a gelding (valued at £3), the property of John Porter in the parish of Danbury on 4th May 1781.