British Executions

John Watson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: rape

Date Of Execution: 19 Apr 1759

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thursday, 19 April 1759 (Western Flying Post)

Patrick Butler and John Watson guilty of the rape of Mary, the wife of Robert Baker. Both buried St Sidwell, Exeter on 20th April.