John Cobbs, Theft > animal theft, 1st May 1728.

Reference Number: t17280501-33
Offence: Theft > animal theft
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

John Cobbs , of Tottenham , was again indicted for stealing a Bay Gelding, Price 5 l. on the 25th of December last, the Property of Thomas Ayliff .

The Prosecutor depos'd, That his Horse being lost from Grass about Christmas last, he advertis'd him, and had Intelligence from Mr. Brown, that it was at the White-Hart at Tottenham, and going there, he found it to be the same he had stolen from Grass.

Robert Ward made himself an Evidence, and depos'd, That he, with the Prisoner, took the Horse from Grass.

Mr. Brown depos'd, That he took the Horse of the Prisoner, and was present when the Prisoner own'd it, which being very plainly prov'd upon him, the Jury found him guilty . Death .


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