James Johnson, Theft > burglary, 2nd June 1715.

Reference Number: t17150602-30
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

James Johnson , alias Fishpond, alias Vivier of the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields , was indicted for breaking the House of John Baker , on the 28th of May last, in the Night-time, and stealing thence 7 Dozen of Hats, value 14 l. The Prosecutor swore, That his House was fast at 11 at Night, and about 4 in the Morning, it was found broke open, and the Goods taken away; and one Giles, an Accomplice, swore, That the Prisoner call'd him out of his Bed to go with him, and fetch the Hats, (he having broke the House before) and that they sold 32 Hats to Deborah Stent , for 30 s. The Fact being so very plain, he was found Guilty of Burglary .

[Death. See summary.]


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