British Executions

Joan Stone

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: arson

Date Of Execution: 4 Apr 1794

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 4 April 1794  (Exeter Flying Post)

Joan Stone guilty of arson: in maliciously setting fire to an outhouse, the property of her master John Burgain.   She was the last person to be executed on the old gallows at Heavitree.  Buried St Sidwell, Exeter on 8th April.