Offences: Theft > burglary; Theft > burglary
Thomas Curdley and Henry Norris , of the Parish of Hamstead , were both indicted for breaking open the Dwelling-house of Edward Hubbert , in the Night-time, and taking from thence a Bell-mettle Porrage-Pot, some Ducks, a Goose and Gander , the Goods of the said Edward Hubbert . They were a second time indicted for breaking open the Dwelling house of George Man , in the Night-time, and taking from thence a Copper, and other Things , the Goods of the said George Man , on the 30th of Novem. last. It appear'd that both the Prosecutors Houses were broken, and the Goods mention'd taken away. That the Prosecutor Man hearing a Noise in his House, got help, and made an immediate Pursuit after the Thieves. It further appear'd, that in their Pursuit they heard a Noise under an Hedge, and when they came up to it, found the Prisoners with the Goods upon them. The Facts being plain, and the Prisoners saying nothing in their Defence, the Jury found them guilty of both Indictments .