John Wilkinson, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 7th July 1697.

Reference Number: t16970707-3
Offence: Violent Theft > highway robbery
Verdict: Guilty > pleaded guilty
Punishment: Death

John Wilkinson , of the Parish of Hendon , was indicted, together with Thomas Jones , not yet taken, for Assaulting Bernard Sander , on the High-way, and taking from him a Money-bag and Wallet, in which was four pieces of Gold, three half Guineas, and Eightscore pound in Silver on the ninth of June last ; he pleaded guilty to the Indictment, saying it was his first Fact that ever he committed in all his life, and had been drawn in by Ill Company to commit this Fact, and said he was very sorry for it, and would leave himself to the Mercy of the Bench.

[Death. See summary.]


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