British Executions

Richard Higgins

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)       

Richard Higgins (aged 22) guilty of the highway robbery of Thomas Hearn: robbing him of 2 keys (valued at 6d), a penknife (valued at 3d) and 8/- in money numbered.