Elinor Jones, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 7th December 1692.

Reference Number: t16921207-42
Offence: Violent Theft > highway robbery
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death > respited for pregnancy

Elinor Jones , of St. Pancras Parish was tried, for that she, with one John Gilly , not yet taken, did Rob Elizabeth Hackaridge in the High-way, on the 8th of October last, and took from her (at the end of Grays-Inn-Lane in the Fields ) one Stuff Mantua Gown, value 16 s. a Petticoat, value 7 s. and other small Goods ; The said Hackeridge was coming to London, and the Prisoner and a Soldier met her with the Goods under her Arm, and under a pretence of helping her to a Lodging, the Soldier ran away with the Goods; and after she found the Prisoner in the Street, and took her with a Shift of Hackeridges upon her back; The Prisoner denied it. She was found guilty of the Robbery.

[Death -respited for pregnancy. See summary.]


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