John Edwards, Richard Dunham, Theft > burglary, 2nd June 1715.

Reference Number: t17150602-37
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

John Edwards , and Richard Dunham , of the Parish of St. Andrew Holbourn , were indicted for breaking the House of John Pugh , Esq ; and stealing thence 3 Callicoe Curtains, a Quilt, and other Goods, of a considerable Value, on the 16th of May last, in the Night-time . The Evidence depos'd, That Mr. Pugh and his Lady being out of Town, the House was fast lock'd up; but on the Day aforesaid it was found to be broke open, the Goods in the Indictment gone, and more ready to carry away; whereupon they watch'd the next Night, and the Prisoners removed the Shutters of the Kitchin-Window, and came in, and were taken upon the Stairs. They were also indicted for breaking the House this second time, and it appearing plain against them, they were found guilty of Burglary .

[Death. See summary.]


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