British Executions

Henry Woodford

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 11 Apr 1740

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 11 April 1740  (Sherbourne Mercury)      

Henry Woodford guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Mary Leigh; and stealing therefrom a silver tankard (valued at £5) and other goods.