William Perry, John Mooney, William Dane, John Moony, William Dane, Theft > housebreaking, Theft > burglary, 5th November 1716.

Reference Number: t17161105-17
Offences: Theft > housebreaking; Theft > burglary
Verdicts: Not Guilty; Guilty
Punishments: Death

William Perry John Mooney , and William Dane , of the Parish of St. Dunstan's Stepney , were indicted for breaking the House of Jacob Pattison , on the 6th of Sept . last, in the Day-time, and taking thence 1 Cloth Coat, value 50 s.1 Wastcoat, value 30 s.1 silver Box, val.40 s. and other Goods to the value of 10 l . John Truss deposed, That he and the Prisoners committed the Robbery; that there were double Casements to the Room, which being open, Moony got into the Window and handed the Goods ont to the rest. The Prisoners denied the Fact, saying they had never seen the Evidence in their Lives. There being no Evidence of the Fact but John Truss , the Jury acquitted them.

John Moony and William Dane were a second time indicted for breaking the House of Thomas Hall , the 10th of September last, between the Hours of 7 and 9 at Night, and stealing thence 12 Shirts and Shifts, value 4 l. a pair of Sheets, val.20 s and 3 Pillowbiers, val.3 s . The Prosecutor's Wife deposed, that the Window was shut. John Truss deposed that the Prisoners and he committed the Fact; that Moony got in at the Window and handed the Goods to him and Dane and that they were sold to Elizabeth Price in Turnbowl-street The Jury found them both guilty of Felony and Burglary .

[Death. See summary.]


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