William Bird, Theft > burglary, 16th May 1689.

Reference Number: t16890516-42
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

William Bird of the Parish of Harrow on the Hill , was Indicated for Felony and Burglary, for that he, with 10 men more unknown

not yet taken, came to Esquire Page s House at Uxenden in row Parish, at aforesaid, about 10 a clock at night, on the day of January last, and broke open the Closets and Trunks b a Hatcher, which was produced in Court, having first bound he People and Servants in the House. The Goods were these: pair of Buttons value 10 s. some Pistols value 5 l. 1 s. Silver tons value 6 l. one Gold Watch value 6 l. a Candlesticks ue 40 s. a Medal value 8 l. a Silver Chafindish 40 s. another s. 20 Gold Rings value 10 l. and 4 other Gold Rings, and ers other Goods of considerable value, besides several Gui s, and 55 l. in Money, &c. It did appear upon the Evidence, he was one of the Company, and had several Guinea's and old Watch, which was owned to be one Mrs. Cuttr's, one of the nily, all which he could not much deny. And the Witnesses ore positively that he was one of them, although the Prisoner uld fain have incensed the Court, that the Money and Watch s given him by some other persons: so he was found Guilty Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]


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