ELIZABETH MACKENZIE, MARY BROWN, ELIZA HARWOOD, Theft > grand larceny, 19th February 1817.

Reference Number: t18170219-126
Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Guilty; Not Guilty; Not Guilty
Punishment: No Punishment > sentence respited

489. ELIZABETH MACKENZIE , MARY BROWN , and ELIZA HARWOOD , were indicted for stealing, on the 23d of January , two wine glasses, value 2s. , the property of John Thorn .

CHRISTIANA THORN . I am the wife of John Thorn . I keep a glass-shop in Liquorpond-street . On the 23d of January, between 11 and 12 o'clock, I heard the bell of my shop door ring, I found the prisoner, Mackenzie, in the shop standing with her back to the door, so that I could not open it; I asked her what she wanted; she said some chipped china; I told her I had not got any; she kept in the shop, she had her apron rolled up and kept eating, I thought she was an idiot; she went out, and I missed two glasses; I pursued her to Saffron-hill. The prisoner, Brown, was with her.

JOHN LIMBRIC . I am an officer. I took Mackenzie and Brown into custody. Brown said, she had not got the glasses, but that Mackenzie had given them to Harwood. Mackenzie did not deny it. I found the glasses at Harwood's lodgings.

(Property produced and sworn to.)

MACKENZIE - GUILTY. Aged 15.

Judgment respited .

BROWN- NOT GUILTY .

HARWOOD- NOT GUILTY .

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.


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