Date Of Execution: 25 May 1779
Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows
Robert Hurtford guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of William Gardiner: stealing therefrom 20 pounds of pork (valued at 5/-), other goods (valued at 11/9) and 30/- in money. In the Exeter Flying Post he is said to have been respited during pleasure. The Sheriff, however claimed expenses for his execution. Probably not hanged.