Crime: highway robbery
Date Of Execution: 21 Aug 1789
Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows
Friday, 21 August 1789 (Exeter Flying Post)
William Stephens (aged 34) guilty of the highway robbery of Thomas Tawton in the parish of Hatherleigh on 4th May 1789: robbing him of a leather purse (valued at 1d), 72 gold guineas and 13/6 in other money.