British Executions

John Pollard


Sex: male

Crime: Forgery

Date Of Execution: 27 Aug 1802

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Exeter County Gaol

Method: hanging




John Pollard (aged 26) guilty of forging in the parish of Stoke Damerel on 8th June 1802 a Letter of Attorney purporting to have been signed by William Craddock (otherwise William Craddick) residing in Dock and who had served on “La Sensible” and was entitled to Prize Money, appointing Francis Johnston to act on his behalf.