John Goodwin, Theft > burglary, 23rd April 1707.

Reference Number: t17070423-3
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

John Goodwin, alias Plug , of the Parish of St. Leonard's Shoreditch , was Indicted for breaking open the Dwelling House of Alexander Hurrick , about 7 at Night, on the 13th of January last, and taking from thence 200 Yards of Durant Stuff, value 8 l. the Goods of John Cope . The Prosecutor Deposed, that on the 13th of January last about 7 at Night, the middle Wooden Bar of his Parlour Window was broken, and the Goods which lay upon a Table were taken away. Another Evidence was one Low a Person concern'd in the Fact, Deposed, that himself with Matthews (that was Executed last Sessions) and the Prisoner commited the Robbery. He further Deposed, that himself stood Centry with a Pistol some distance from the House, and the Prisoner came to him with the Goods. The Prisoner in his defence denyed the Fact, but could call none to his Reputation, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]


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