Philip Davis, Theft > burglary, 7th December 1692.

Reference Number: t16921207-1
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Philip Davis was Indicted for Felony and Burglary in breaking the House of John Reynolds , on the 15th of May last in Ironmonger-Lane ; together with one John White , not yet taken ; The House was broke open on a Sunday in the Afternoon, in Sermon-time, whilst Mr. Reynolds's Servants were at Church, and Ransack'd it; and, a Silk Scarf, value 40 s. one Gold Ear-Ring, value 40 s. one Silver Spoon, value 6 s. and 150 l. in Money, was taken away; The Evidence against him was, That he was seen hovering about the Door; and one Granger, a Criminal, was brought into Court from Newgate, who owned that he himself was in the Robbery with the Prisoner, and that there were several others concerned, to the number of about seven; (viz.) one Snelling, one Wood, and one Paul Groves , besides the aforesaid White, &c. who are not yet taken; and that Davis, the Prisoner, had 5 l. of the Money to his share; all which the Prisoner strived to invalidate, but to no purpose; so he was found guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]


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