Thomas Wilson, Samuel Cole, Violent Theft > highway robbery, Violent Theft > highway robbery, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 7th September 1722.

Reference Number: t17220907-62
Offences: Violent Theft > highway robbery; Violent Theft > highway robbery; Violent Theft > highway robbery
Verdicts: Guilty > pleaded guilty; Not Guilty
Punishments: Death

Thomas Wilson and Samuel Cole , of Paddington , were indicted for assaulting John Woodstock , on the Highway, and taking from him a Coat with Silver Buttons, value 30 s. on the 29th of August last. They were a 2d time indicted for assaulting William Owen on the Highway, and taking from him a Cane, val. 2 s. a Hat, 10 s. a Wig, 8 s. a Coat, 10 s. and a Watch, 6 l. on the 27th of August last. They were 3d time indicted, of Isington , for assaulting John Comel on the Highway, and taking from him a Hat, val. 7 s. a Wig, 5 s. and 1 s. 3 half-pence in Money , on the 6th of August last. To all which Indictments Wilson pleaded guilty ; and none of the Evidences being positive to Cole, their knowledge of him chiefly depending on Wilson's Information, the Jury acquitted him.

[Death. See summary.]


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