Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty > lesser offence
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George Wood of St. Margaret New Fish-street , was Tried for breaking into the House of Mr. Wayte there, on the 13th day of November last; the Goods lost were, 1 Gold Chain, value 6 l. 1 Pearl Necklace, value 12 l. 2 Gold Rings, 2 Silver Watches, value 8 l. 1 Porringer, value 40 s. 29 Silver Spoons, 1 Silver Tankard, value 8 l. a Silver Ladle, and abundance of more Plate, besides 113 Guineas, 42 pieces of Broad Gold, and other Gold, besides 100 l. in Silver, &c. The Prisoner was catch'd in the House with some of the Goods about him, and the Locks were broken, whilest the Family were at Church; and several Pick-lock-keys and a Betty were produced in Court that were found in the House. The Prisoner could say nothing for himself, so he was found guilty of Felony, but not of Burglary , it being in the day-time.