Crime: highway robbery
Date Of Execution: 5 Apr 1754
Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows
Friday, 5 April 1754
John Colby (otherwise John Collins) guilty of the highway robbery of Mary Smith near the “Rolling Pin and Choppng Knife” on the Homiton Road: robbing her of a purse, £4.5.3 in money numbered and a spring knife.