British Executions

Hembury Fort

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 5 Aug 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 5 August 1785  (Exeter Flying Post)

Hembury Fort (aged 19) guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Henry Matthews: stealing therefrom 2 linen sheets (valued at 6/-), 2/- worth of other goods and 10/- in money.