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Sheppard, Jack (John)

Born: 1702 AD
Died: 1724 AD, at 22 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Felon, Thief


1702 - Born at Stepney, near London, on December. English robber, burglar and thief.

1723 - He was arrested as a runaway apprentice.

1724 - He twice escaped from jail, and towards the end of that period he was responsible for an almost daily robbery in or near London.

         - He was captured, hopelessly drunk, in a Clare Market tavern and re-imprisoned, his cell being now watched night and day.

         - Died on November 16th by execution at Tyburn.


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