British Executions

Thomas Pearce

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 31 Mar 1758

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 31 March 1758 (Western Flying Post)

Henry Johnson, Thomas Pearce and William Huish guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of James Williams; and stealing therefrom 18 iron boxes (valued at 18/-) and other goods. Henry Johnson was buried St Sidwell, Exeter on 31st March.