British Executions

Matthew Sheppard

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 30 Apr 1742

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 30 April 1742

Matthew Sheppard guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of William Lusmore; and stealing therefrom money and goods valued at 10/-.  No reprieve traced.  Probably hanged with Kennard.