Robert Hillgrave, Theft > burglary, 26th February 1690.

Reference Number: t16900226-3
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Robert Hillgrave , of the Parish of Kensington , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary, in breaking the House of Foot Onslow Esq ; on the 6th of February last, entering the House about two or three in the Morning, and taking away 2 Silver Hilted Swords, value 3l. a pair of Spurs, value 20s. a Silver Salver value 5l. 4 Spoons value 40s. 2 Salts, value 30s. a pair of Snuffers, Value 15s. [Text unreadable in original.] Pan, value 25s. a Ladle, value 40s., a Camblet Coat, value 3l. a Beaver hat, Value 30s. Periwigs value 6l. and some other Goods of good value . It was Evidenced by Mr. Onslow, and others, That he was one of the Thieves that Robbed him, and that he had Sold some of them to several Persons, which were produced as a further Evidence against him. He denyed it, and said, he found the Wigs in the street, but he was known to have been an Old Thief, he was found guilty both of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]


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