George Hines, Theft > burglary, 14th January 1715.
George Hines alias Hales of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for breaking the House of Eleanor Jones on the 13th of December last, in the Night-time ,
and stealing thence 4 Pewter Spoons, value 10 d. a Copper Furnace, and other Goods . The Prosecutor swore, That when she went to Bed her House was fast , but in the Morning she found a Part of it until'd, and the Goods taken away; and a Constable depos'd, That going his Rounds, he met the Prisoner with the Furnace upon his Head, and found two of the Spoons in his Pocket. He had nothing to say in his Defence, but that he was hir'd to carry the Furnace by a Boy; which not satisfying the Jury, he was found Guilty of Burglary.
[Death. See summary.]
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