16 February 1819 – John Fellows & John Corderoy

Two Johns were hanged side by side on this day in 1819.

John Fellows was sent to the gallows at Newgate Prison. He’d been found guilty of stealing from a lodging house. He was executed alongside a burglar by the name of John Corderoy.

Corderoy, a petty burglar, was strung up at Newgate Prison after he was found guilty of breaking and entering.

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