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Sheppard, Jack

Born: 1702 AD
Died: 1724 AD
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.