British Executions

William Denton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 31 Aug 1739

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 31 August 1739 (St Sidwell Burial Register gives execution date.)

William Denton guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of John Davy; and stealing therefrom £106 in money and other goods.  Buried St Sidwell, Exeter on 31st August.