Thomas Price, Theft > burglary, 1st May 1717.

Reference Number: t17170501-19
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Thomas Price , of St. James Westminster , was indicted for breaking the Dwelling-house of Guy Meswin , the 22nd of March last in the night-time, and stealing thence 2 Silver Cups, value 6 l.7 Spoons, val.55 s. a Watch, val.6 l. and wearing Apparel to the value of 25 l. The Prosecutor deposed, that when he came down stairs in the morning, he found the shutters of his house broken, and his goods stollen. Edward Goodson deposed, that himself, the Prisoner and William Wells , did the robbery; that they broke open the shutters, and Wells and Price got into the house; that they were coming out with the other goods when Price found out the Closet, and stole the Plate, valuing himself upon it. The Prisoner deny'd the fact, but the Jury upon the evidence found him guilty of the indictment.

[Death. See summary.]


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