Date Of Execution: 24 Mar 1788
Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows
Monday, 24 March 1788 (Exeter Flying Post)
William Smith and John Richards guilty of the murder of Philip Smith between Plymouth and Dock. After execution their bodies were ordered to be hanged in chains at Stonehurst (or Stonehouse?)Creek near Stoke Church wall. They were accordingly gibbeted on Wednesday, 26 March.