British Executions

Thomas Campion

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: rioting

Date Of Execution: 6 Aug 1795

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thursday, 6 August 1795 at Bovey Heath (Bovey Tracey) (Exeter Flying Post)

Thomas Campion guilty of a riot on 13th April at Chuidleigh, proceeding to Bellamarsh Mills, the property of James Ball and others, with intent to destroy them.  After execution his body was hanged in chains n te same gallows