Robert Trumbal, Robert Adderton, Anne Adderton, James Lashly, Thomas Toms, Theft > burglary, 8th July 1691.

Reference Number: t16910708-32
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Not Guilty; Not Guilty; Guilty
Punishment: Death

Robert Trumbal , Robert Adderton , Anne Adderton , James Lashly and Thomas Toms alias Grange , together with one Gwin, not taken, were all Indicted for breaking the House of one Henry Thornycroft , of St. Martins in the Fields , in the County of Middlesex, on the 30th of May last, about the hours of 11 at Night, taking away a Gold Watch, value 8 l. 2 pair of Diamond Ear-Rings, value 10 l. six Silver Watches, value 20 l. eight Gold Seals set with Cornelion Heads, value 16 l. a Gold Ring set with a Ruby, value 6 l. another Seal, value 4 l. eight pair of Gold Buttons, value 10 l. another pair of Emmerauld Buttons, value 5 l. another pair of Diamonds value 5 l. another pair of Gold Ear-Rings, value 5 l. a Gold Ship, value 5 l. a Beza Stone, value 15 l. &c. The Witnesses swore, That the Goldsmith's Shop was broke open, the Lock being pickt; and Trumbal confest the Matter of Fact; besides he was seen to pick the Lock, and when taken he said, That he would discover the rest if they would be private, otherwise they were all blown up, &c. The Woman was Acquitted , being Adderton's Wife ; and the Pick-Locks were found in Tom's House, but he was not in the Fact; so was Acquitted , as also was Lashly, because no Evidence was found against him, as to Matter of Fact; but Robert Trumbal and Robert Adderton were both found Guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]


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