On Wednesday and Thursday, being the 14th and 15th Days of April, 1708. In the Seventh Year of Her MAJESTY's Reign,
BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir William Withers , Kt. Lord Mayor of the City of London, Mr. Justice Tracy, Sir Salathiel Lovel , Recorder, with divers of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the City of London, and County of Middlesex.
The Jurors were as followeth:
The Proceedings were as followeth.
Mary White , of St. Andrews Holborn , was Indicted for privately Stealing a Callimanco Gown value 10 s. a Stuff Petticoat 5 s. the Goods of Mary Channel , on the first of March last. But the Evidence not proving the Indictment upon the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted her.
Elizabeth Kelly , of London Spinster , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Brass Porridge Pot, value 9 s. the Goods of John Clark , of the Parish of St. Brides on the 16th of March last. The Evidence depos'd, that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutors Shop door, and took the Goods mention'd in the Indictment from the Prosecutors Stall Board, and went off with them, but being discover'd and pursu'd, the Goods were found upon her. The Prisoner could say little in her defence, nor produce any to her Reputation. The Jury found her guilty of Felony to the value of 10 d.
Elizabeth Dirty and Mary Jones , of St. Pauls Covent-Garden , were both Indicted for privately Stealing from the Shop of Joshua Pawly , 30 Yards of Muslin, value 40 s. the Goods of the said Pawly on the 1st of April last. The Evidence depos'd that the Prisoners came to the Prosecutors Shop, and bought 2 Yards of Callico, That when they went away, the Prosecutors Wife receiv'd Information that the Prisoners were Shop-Lifters, upon which they were immediately pursu'd and apprehended at an Alehouse; that then being charg'd with Stealing Callico, Elizabeth Dirty was observ'd to drop a piece from her, which prov'd to be the Prosecutors; that another piece was convey'd by Jones behind a close Stool, which likewise prov'd to be the Prosecutors. The Fact being clear and the Prisoners saying little in their defence, the Jury found them both guilty of privately Stealing to the value of 4 s. and 10 d.
Catherine Green , of London Spinster , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing 9 Pewter Plates value 9 s. the Goods of John Hool , on the 1st of March last. But the Evidence not fixing the Fact upon the Prisoner, she was acquitted .
Margaret Gwin , of St. Maries White Chappel , was Indicted for Stealing one Guinea Piece and 20 s. in Mony , the Goods and Mony of Thomas Jackson , on the 2d of April last. The Evidence depos'd that the Prisoner was Servant to the Prosecutor, that on Easter Sunday she was taken by the Prosecutors Wife at their Chest of Drawers which she had unlock'd with a false Key, and being then charg'd with taking out Mony, she confessed that on Good-Fryday she took from
Edward Silvester , of London, was Indicted for taking to him to Wife Elizabeth Harris on the 11th of May , 1706. his first Wife, whom he marry'd on the 26th of May, 1698. being then alive . The first Evidence depos'd that the Prisoner was marry'd to Sylvester at the Fleet about 9 Years ago, the 2d Marriage was likewise clearly prov'd. The Prisoner saying little for himself, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment.
T - S - , of Alhallows Barkin , was Indicted for a Forgery, in Personating one James Hattervile , and Swearing to a Debenture, with an intent to Defraud her Majesty of 101 l. on the 11th of September last . The Fact being prov'd upon the Prisoner by his own Confession, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment.
Elizabeth Vaughan , of London, was Indicted for breaking open the Mansion House of Susannah Griffin , in the Day time, none being in the House, and taking a Linnen Sheet, a Trunk, a Scarf, with other Things, and 18 s. in Mony, the Goods and Mony of the said Susannah Griffin , on the 1st of April last. The Prosecutor depos'd that she went out to a Neighbours about 5 in the Morning and lock'd her Door after her, that at 8 News was brought her that her Door was open, and somebody in the House; that she return'd and found the Prisoner upon the Stairs, who had broken several Locks, and bundled up the Goods in order to carry them off. The Prisoner saying little for herself, the Jury found her guilty to the value of 4 s. and 10 d.
Jane Jenkinson , of London Spinster , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Silver Taster value 3 s. a Silver Strainer 5 s. the Goods of Thomas Lindsey , on the 22d of March last. The Evidence depos'd that the Prisoner, who was the Prosecutors Servant , with a false Key open'd the Prosecutors Chest of Drawers and took the Goods; that upon search they were found in her Trunk. The Prisoner in her defence said, that her Master gave her the Goods, but that not appearing the Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d.
Anthony Harrison , was Indicted for the Murder of Alice Harrison his Wife , by giving her several mortal Wounds and Bruises, while she was sick a Bed, with both his Hands upon her Neck, Stomach and Breast, on the 1st of March last, of which she languish'd till the 15th of the same and then died . The Evidence prov'd clearly that the Deceas'd in her Ilness was much beaten and bruis'd, and barbarously us'd by the Prisoner; but it not appearing that those Bruises were the cause of her Death, the Jury acquitted him.
Mary Revelly , of St. Andrews Holbourn , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing 35 Pictures value 35 s. 7 Napkins 10 s. 2 Yards of Canvas work'd with cross Stitch 5 s. and an half Guinea , the Goods of Mary Bonythan , on the 13th of March last. The Evidence not proving the Indictment, the Jury acquitted her.
Richard Yeamans , of St. Botolph's without Aldgate , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing 5 Gold Rings, value 3 l. 5 s. the Goods of John Crutcher , on the 27th of March last. The Evidence depos'd that the Prisoner walk'd divers times to and fro the Prosecutors Shop Window, and at last broke the Show Glass, took out the Goods and went off with them; that being pursu'd he hid himself in a Vault, and was there taken; he confess'd that he buried the Rings in the Vault which were accordingly found there. The Fact being plainly prov'd upon him, the Jury found him guilty of Felony.
Sarah Field , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Silver Porringer value 40 s. 2 Silver Spoons 20 s. the Goods of Benjamin South , on the 6th of January last. But none appearing against the Prisoner she was acquitted .
Martha Walker , Spinster , of St. Alhallows Lumbard-street , was Indicted for privately Stealing 30 Yards of Silk Elatch value 35 s. the Goods of William Gibson , on the 15th Instant. The Evidence depos'd that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutors Shop to cheapen Silks , and as the Servants Back was turn'd to reach some, the Prisoner made use of that opportunity to take the Goods and went off with them, but being pursu'd and charg'd with the Fact, she pull'd them from under her Cloaths; the Goods were produc'd in Court and prov'd to be the Prosecutors. The Fact being plain, and the Prisoner alledging nothing in her defence, the Jury found her guilty of Felony.
Richard Wickstead of St. Andrews Holborn , was Indicted for privately Stealing a Peruke value 15 s. the Goods of Dennis Keith on the 23d of Feb. last. It did not appear by the Evidence that the Prisoner took the Goods. The Jury acquitted him.
Thomas Potten , of St. Leonard Shoreditch , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing 27 Weather Sheep , the Goods of William Evans on the 30th of January last. But the Evidence not proving the Indictment, he was acquitted .
Mark Bryan , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Silver Cup value 40 s. a silver Poringer 20 s. a pair of silver Scizars 20 s. the Goods of Joseph Boulton , on the 22d of November last. He was a 2d time Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Satten Petticoat value 3 l. 2 Holland Shirts 10 s. a Cloth Wastcoat 10 s. with other things , the Goods of James Mackarty on the 26th of March last. The Evidence to the 1st depos'd that the Prisoner lodging at the Prosecutors, came home with a Basket upon a Pole, and a Foul in his Hand, that he told the Prosecutor the Foul, with what he had in his Basket, which prov'd afterwards to be a parcel of Stones, was to treat a Friend of his next Day, that next Morning he went away with his Basket, and never return'd again, at the same time the Prosecutor lost his Goods, the Prisoner leaving behind him the Stones he brought in his Basket; that afterwards the Cup was found upon him, which prov'd to be the Prosecutors. The Evidence to the 2d, likewise being very clear, the Jury found him guilty of both the Indictments.
David Bayley , Gent. of St. Martin in the Fields , was Indicted for the Murder of George Bayley , his Brother, by giving him a mortal Wound with a drawn Sword in the right side of his Belly near the Navel, the breadth of one Inch, and the depth of 7 Inches, on the 12th of March last, of which mortal Wound the said George Bayley languish'd till the 14th of the same, and then died . He was a 2d time Indicted upon the Coroners Inquest for the Murder of the said George Bayley. He was a 3d time Indicted upon the Statute of Stabbing. The first Evidence was one Mary Anderson , who depos'd that on the 12th of March last, she went to the Deceas'd's Lodgings, and finding him upon the Bed, she asked him how he did? The Deceas'd answer'd that he was the worse for the Company, (pointing to the Prisoner) who had been teazing him to Death. That then she advis'd the Deceas'd not to admit the Prisoner into his Company, upon that the Prisoner came up to her, and held her by the Throat with his Hand till she was almost Strangled; then drew his Sword and Stab'd her in the Arm and Head. The Deceas'd coming to her Assistance, the Prisoner gave him a Stab in the Back, and another in the Belly, of which he died in 2 Days after. Another Person depos'd, that hearing a Noise she run up, and saw the last Stab given. The Surgeon depos'd that he was sent for to the Deceas'd, and found him sitting upon the Stairs, with a large Wound in his Belly, and his Intestines hanging out; that he found another Stab in his Back, and it was his Opinion that he died of 'em, they being both mortal Wounds. The Evidence further depos'd that the Deceas'd had no Weapon, when the Prisoner fell upon him, nor did he give any Provocation to the Prisoner, to induce him to commit so horrid a Murder. The Prisoner in his defence deny'd the Fact, and endeavour'd to turn it upon Mrs. Anderson, but there being other positive Evidence, which agreed with that given by her, the Jury found him guilty of all the Indictments.
Mary Stint, alias Bateman and Elizabeth Bateman , of St. Giles in the Fields , were both Indicted for feloniously Stealing a pair of silver Buckles, the Goods of Thomas Bradley , a lac'd Head-Dress, a pair of lac'd Ruffles, 2 Holland Aprons, a silver Spoon with other things the Goods of James Pinknis ; a gold Ring with other things , the Goods of Henry Hews , on the 5th of April last. The Evidence depos'd that Stint was hired by the Name of Bateman, (whom she personated) to James Pinkins, that the 2d Day of her being with him she went up Stairs, pretending to wash a Room; but made use of that opportunity to take the Goods out of several Drawer, and went off with them. That making search after her, she was found and upon examination confess'd the Fact. The Evidence proving nothing against Elizabeth Bateman, the Jury acquitted her, but found the other guilty of Felony.
Elizabeth Stent , and Hannah Britton , of St. Martins in the Fields , were both Indicted, Stent, for feloniously Stealing a gold Ring, set with Diamonds, value 60 l. and Britton for receiving the same, she knowing it to be Stolen : The Goods of the Right Honourable John Mordant , Esq ; on the 28th of October last. The Evidence not proving the Indictment, the Jury acquitted them.
B - M - , of the Parish of Hackney , was Indicted for feloniously Stealing a Gold Chain and Locket value 5 l. the Goods of Henry Horseman on the 14th of March last. The Evidence depos'd that the Prisoner came to the Prosecutors House, and being left alone in the Parlour, she took the Goods out of a Childs Basket and went off with them, that being afterwards apprehended she confess'd the Fact. The Jury found her guilty of Felony.
The Tryals being over, the Court proceeded to give Judgment as followeth.
Receiv'd Sentence of Death, 2.
William Gregg, David Bayley.
Burnt in the Hand, 10.
Mark Bryan, Elizabeth Dirty, Edward Silvester, Margaret Gwin, Mary Jones, Mary Stent, Eliz. Vaughan, Martha Walker, Richard Yeamans, B - M -
Petit Larcenies, 2.
Elizabeth Kelly and Jane Jenkinson.
T - S - Fin'd for his Trespass 50 l. and to stand 3 times in the Pillory.
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