British Executions

Simon Needs

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.)

Simon Needs guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Richard Bennet; and stealing therefrom a silver watch (valued at £7) and other goods.