British Executions

James Wilson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1796

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 1 April 1796 County Gaol, Exeter (Exeter Flying Post)

James Wilson (otherwise Mountain) guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Norman McCaslin in the parish of Stoke Damerel on 2nd February 1796; and stealing therefrom goods and money (valued at £6.8.3d).