British Executions

Henry Benson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 6 Apr 1801

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Henry Benson (otherwise Penson), aged 54, guilty of stealing a wether (valued at £3), the property of Thomas Mills, in the parish of West Teignmouth on 7th March 1801.