British Executions

Alexander Pearce

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: arson

Date Of Execution: 25 Aug 1790

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Field, Ilchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Alexander Pearce guilty of arson in maliciously setting fire to and burning the dwelling house, “the Sun” public house, and an outhouse, the property of Thomas Garland at Yeovil.