British Executions

Thomas Hoost


Sex: male

Crime: Forgery

Date Of Execution: 9 Apr 1802

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Exeter County Gaol

Method: hanging



Devonshire Thomas Hoost (aged 21) guilty of forging and uttering a £2 bank of England Note with intent to defraud the Governors of the Bank of England in the parish of Bideford on 3rd November 1801. Buried St Sidwell, Exeter on 12th April.