British Executions

Patrick Dogherty

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 29 Aug 1783

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 29 August 1783  (Exeter Flying Post)

John Pidgeon, Simon Frazer and Patrick Dogherty guilty of the highway robbery of John Cooke near Stoke Church, Plymouth Dock: robbing him of a man’s hat (valued at 12/-)