John Harrold, Theft > burglary, Theft > burglary, 28th August 1700.

Reference Number: t17000828-33
Offences: Theft > burglary; Theft > burglary
Verdicts: Guilty; Guilty
Punishments: Death

John Harrold , of the Parish of St. Giles without Cripplegate , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary for breaking the House of William Allmon , on the 21st of February last, about 2 in the Night, and taking thence a Brass Kettle, 4 Pewter Dishes, 8 Pewter Pots . The Prosecutor said he lost his Goods out of his House, but could not tell who took them. Another Evidence deposed that he and the Prisoner went into blew Anchor Alley by Bunhill-feilds , and that the Prisoner got in at the Window, and handed the Goods to him, and they went away and sold them. The Prisoner denied the Fact, saying he never saw the second Evidence in all his Life, but that did not avail him, the Jury found him Guilty .

He was a second time Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Samuel Norman , on the 30th of January last, about 12 in the Night, and taking thence 28 pair of Shoes . The Prosecutor also said that he was robbed and lost his Goods, but could not tell who took them. But the other Evidence was with him in the Robbery, who said that they carried away 28 pair of Shoes and sold them in Old-street to one Tong; he farther said, that the Prisoner was angry with him for not bringing a Sack. It was fully proved; the Jury found him Guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]


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