British Executions

Joal Goss

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 14 Sep 1764

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 14 September 1764 (Exeter Flying Post)

Joal Goss (aged about 20) guilty of stealing a black mare (valued at £4), the property of Philip Walker.  In the Exeter Flying Post he is said to have been born in Chorley in the parish of Chudleigh and to have been found guilty of stealing a purse and 7/- from William Tucker and breaking into the dwelling house of  Robert Strong of Kinnerly (Kennerleigh).