Ann Edwards, Theft > housebreaking, Theft > housebreaking, 30th June 1714.

Reference Number: t17140630-56
Offences: Theft > housebreaking; Theft > housebreaking
Verdicts: Guilty
Punishments: Miscellaneous > branding

Ann Edwards , of the Parish of St. Andrew Holbourn , was indicted for breaking the Lodging of James Moody on the 30th of May last, and stealing a Pewter-Dish and three Plates, the Goods of the said Moody , who swore, That when he went out in the Morning, he lock'd the Door, leaving his Wife sick in the inner Room; and she depos'd, That hearing a Noise, she crawl'd out of Bed, and saw the Prisoner had taken down the Goods in the Indictment, and was taking down more; whereupon she made what Noise she could, and a Woman came to her Assistance, who seiz'd the Prisoner, and found several Picklock-Keys about her.

She was a second time indicted for breaking the Lodging of Emmanuel Francisco , and stealing several Goods . It was prov'd the Padlock was wrench'd off, and the Door open, and the Goods taken upon the Prisoner. Upon which she was found Guilty of Burglary upon both Indictments

[Branding. See summary.]


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