British Executions

William Salter

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 24 Mar 1788

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 24 March 1788  (Exeter Flying Post)

William Salter, Peter Salter, his son, and Daniel Goslin, smugglers, guilty of the murder of William Jenkins and William Scott, 2 excise men.  They were originally ordered for execution on Saturday 22 March but this was respited to the Monday.