John Williams, Theft > housebreaking, 6th September 1693.

Reference Number: t16930906-5
Offence: Theft > housebreaking
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

John Williams was indicted for breaking the House of John Emsworth in Loathbury , and taking away one Watch with a Silver case value 5 l. another Watch value 20 s upon evidence it appeared that the Prisoner was found in the Shop about eleven a clock in the Morning, and he had pick'd the Lock of the Hatch, and was got a little way from the Door, but was immediately stopt; and he had dropt the Watches in the Street; The Prisoner denied it, and said he did not know the House; He was found guilty of the Felony.

[Death. See summary.]


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