British Executions

Thomas Crispin

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: sodomy

Date Of Execution: 6 Aug 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 6 August 1787 (Exeter Flying Post)

Thomas Crispin (aged 45) guilty of committing sodomy on Hugh Gribble (aged 29).  They were both paupers in the Poor House at Pilton near Barnstaple.  He  was hanged at 6 o’clock in the morning.