British Executions

William Fitzgerald

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 24 Jan 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Exeter

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 24 January 1787 at Magdalen Road Gallows, Exeter. (Exeter Flying Post)

William Fitzgerald (aged 23) guilty of the highway robbery of James Richards in Fore Street between 1 and 2 in the morning of 28th  November 1786: robbing him of a linen handkerchief and 6/-.