British Executions

Richard Edwards

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)

Richard Edwards guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Philip Matthews; and stealing therefrom 5 foreign gold 36/- pieces and other goods the property of Susannah Shapter.  Buried St Sidwell, Exeter on 31st  March.