British Executions

Christopher Conig

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 25 Mar 1771

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Heavitree Gallows

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 25 March 1771  (Exeter Flying Post)

Christopher Conig (aged 49), a Prussian, guilty of the murder of James Legett on His Majesty’s ship “Salisbury” in Plymouth Harbour.