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date: 18 February 2020

Ketch [Catch], John [Jack]locked

(d. 1686)
  • Tim Wales


Ketch [Catch], John [Jack] (d. 1686), public executioner, is in himself an obscure figure. Neither his parents nor his date of birth are known. Parish and probate records provide a little information. Ketch married a woman named Katherine, who survived him, and he and his wife are probably the ...

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