Jonathan Parsons, Thomas Powel, Jasper Stoaks, Theft > burglary, Theft > burglary, Theft > burglary, Theft > burglary, 8th December 1686.

Reference Number: t16861208-16
Offences: Theft > burglary; Theft > burglary; Theft > burglary; Theft > burglary
Verdicts: Not Guilty; Guilty
Punishments: Death

Jonathan Parsons , Thomas Powel , and Jasper Stoaks , of the Parish of St. Clement Danes , in the County of Middlesex, were all three Indicted, four several Indictments being read against them for Felony and Burglary, in Robing several Persons, viz. one Giles Dumcombe Esq ; of one Cloath Coat with Gold Loops, value 4 l. one other Coat, value 50 s. five Yards of Cloath, value 50 s. one pair of Gloves, value 2 s. and 6 d. twenty two Napkins, value 3 l. two suits of Childbed Linnen, value 40 s. three Stuff Gowns, value 50 s. with several other Goods to a considerable value, &c. Also for stealing from one Nathaniel Brown , four pair of Holland Sheets, value 6 l. with other Goods of good value , Also the dwelling house of one Anne Gibbon , and taking away one Allamode Hood, value 8 s. one Scarfe, value 12 s. one Gause Hood, value 50 s. and several other small Goods . Also for Robing John Blundell , of one Gown, value 5 s. one Pettycoat, value 25 s. one Cabinet, value 5 s. one Gold Ring, value 6 s. one Piece of Gold for the Kings Evil, value 10 s. and many more small parcels of good value, &c. The Evidence against the Prisoners, deposed that they got in at the Tops of the Respective houses and got into the Garret, and so down into the Lower Rooms and got away the Goods, all which Indictments were very plainly proved against Parsons and Powell, but no possitive Evidence appearing against Stoaks, he was Acquitted ; but the other two having been Old Offenders, and Branded in the Hand, they were found Guilty of all the four Indictments.

[Death. See summary.]


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