Bryan Mackguire, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 5th June 1728.

Reference Number: t17280605-12
Offence: Violent Theft > highway robbery
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death

Bryan Mackguire , of St. Mary Islington , was indicted for assaulting Henry Bunn on the Highway, in an open Place near Islington , putting him in fear, and taking from him a Silver Watch, value 3 l. 2 Pieces of Foreign Gold value 11 s. and 8 s. in Silver , on the 22d of April last, but he willing to see his Accusers, put himself upon his Trial.

Henry Bunn depos'd, That coming from Cambray House on the 22d of April last, in the Evening, the Prisoner, Richard Hews , and William Sefton , (who was executed last Sessions for this Fact) came up to him, when Hews said, D - n your Blood, if you make any Noise I ll shoot you through the Body, and that the Prisoner was one of them who assisted in the Robbery; after which they all went off together: The Jury found him Guilty . Death .


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