Offence: Violent Theft > highway robbery
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Thomas Bailham of the Parish of Finchly , in the County of Middlesex, was Indicted for Robbing Thomas Kirk on the High-way, on the 16th of October , in the 9th Year of his Majestie's Reign, and taking from him a piece of Silk Fringe value 10 s. a Pocket-book, 10s. in Moneys numbred, and some other Goods . The Prosecutor deposed that the Prisoner and one Holiday came up with him on Finchly-common about 8 at night, and that the latter took 10 Guineas out of his right side Pocket, while the Prisoner searcht his left. The Evidence was very plain, and the Prisoner had little to say in his defence being pretty-well known, and the Jury brought him in Guilty .