British Executions

George Nicholls

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 22 May 1765

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 22 May 1765  (Exeter Flying Post)       

George Nicholls (aged 20) guilty of the highway robbery of William Harry Elford: robbing him of whale bone whip (valued at 12/-), a silk purse (valued at 6d) and £3.4/- in money numbered.