British Executions

George Turner

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 21 Aug 1789

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 21 August 1789  (Exeter Flying Post)

George Turner (aged 23) guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Abraham Artters (?) in the parish of Sandford on 12th April 1789; and stealing therefrom a silk handkerchief and other goods (valued at 19/1½), a gold guinea and 6/6 in other money.