British Executions

Richard Leigh

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 9 Apr 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 9 April 1787  (Exeter Flying Post)

Richard Leigh guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of William Land in the parish of Tiverton on 13th February 1787: stealing therefrom goods (valued at 14/1), 22 gold guineas and £2.0.6d in other money.