British Executions

Jonathan Horner

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 24 Aug 1759

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thursday, 23 or Friday, 24 August 1759

Jonathan Horner (otherwise Homer) (aged 23) and John Halway (otherwise Kellaway) (aged 34) guilty of the highway robbery of Henry Hewer: robbing him of a gold watch (valued at £8) and other goods and money.