Oyer and Terminer, and Goal-Delivery of Newgate, held for the CITY of London and COUNTY of Middlesex, at Justice Hall in the Old Bailey,
On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, being the 28th, 29th, and 30th of August, in the Tenth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign,
BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir GERARD CONYERS , Knight, Lord Mayor of the City of London; Mr. Justice Denton, Sir William Thompson , Knight, Recorder, and several of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the City of London and County of Middlesex.
The JURORS were as followeth.
The London Jury
The Middlesex Jury
The Proceedings were as followeth, viz.
Martha Oak , of St.Magnus the Martyr , was indicted for feloniously stealing 7 Pewter Plates, value 3 s. and 70 Pound of Iron, value 6 s. in the Dwelling-house of William Gillet , the 2d of August last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner was Cook at the Swan-Tavern on Fishstreet-hill, and stole the Goods; that she sold the Iron, and was apprehended in offering the Plates to change to a Pewterer. The Prisoner pleaded, That she was cleaning out a Back-Kitchen, that had not been clean'd out for seven Years, and her Master told her, what she found was her own: But the Prosecutor deny'd this in Court. The Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .
Elizabeth wife of Frances Doyle , of the Parish of St. Martin Orgars , was indicted for privately stealing a Silver Snuff-box, from the Person of William Wilson , the first of August last. The Prosecutor depos'd, That he going to take Water at the Old Swan , there happened to be a Crowd, occasioned by a Wager to be row'd for; and standing up, the Prisoner stood by him, and he lost his Snuff-box out of his Pocket; and two Persons came to him and acquainted him the Prisoner had pick'd his Pocket, and following her they apprehended her. Lawrence James depos'd, That he saw the Prisoner very busy in the Crowd, and suspecting her, he watch'd her, saw her stoop at the Prosecutor's Feet, and perceiv'd she took up something; upon which he ask'd the Prosecutor if he had lost any Thing, and he reply'd, he had lost his Snuff-box. Esther Mortimer depos'd, That she saw her have the Prosecutor's Snuff-box in her right Hand, and gave it an Old Man in a Cinnamon colour'd Coat, and said, There is all I have got, and went away. The Prosecutor's depos'd, The Box was afterwards sent to his Lodgings, while he was abroad, by a Porter, and he produc'd it in Court. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact. The Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .
John Simpson , and William Strettam , of the Parish of St. Brides , were indicted for feloniously stealing 6 Pound of Thread, value 30 s. the Property of Edward Robinson , the 16th of August . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoners were employ'd as Servant s to beat the Thread, and took an Opportunity to steal it. The Jury found them both guilty of the Indictment. Transportation .
Mary Collier , of the Parish of St. Brides , was indicted for feloniously stealing 5 s. 6 d. in Money, and a Diamond Ring, value 36 s. the 17th of July last, the Property of Roger Getting , in the Dwelling-house of Mary Getting . It appear'd, That the Prisoner was employ'd as a Chair-Woman in the Prosecutor's Mother's House, and the Money and Ring were taken out of the Prosecutor's Breeches, which hung up in his Chamber. The Prisoner upon her being apprehended own'd the taking of the Money and Ring, but deny'd it on her Trial. The Jury found her guilty to the Value of 39 s. Transportation .
Thomas Addington , of St. Andrew's Holborn , was indicted for feloniously stealing 19 s. in Money, in the Dwelling-house of Patrick Robinson , the 11th of August . The Prosecutor depos'd, The Prisoner
Ann Hall , of St. Buttolph's Aldgate , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Mug, value 35 s. in the Dwelling-house of William Waltham , the 15th of July last. The Fact was plainly prov'd, and also by her own, Confession before the Justice. The Jury found her guilty to the Value of 4 s. 10 d. Transportation .
William Smith , of St. James's Westminster , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Cloth Coat, value 30 s. the Property of a Person unknown; and another Coat, value 30 s. the Property of Joseph Bruan , in the Shop of Joseph Marvin , the 11th of July last. The Prosecutor depos'd, That he being a Scowerer , he had the Coats to scower, and they were hung up in his Shop, and while he was gone up to Dinner the Coats were stolen. Thomas Fester depos'd, He met the Prisoner, who offer'd him the Coats to sell; and he bought one of them of the Prisoner. John Griffith depos'd, That the Prisoner brought a Coat to his Shop to sell, he carry'd him to a Publick House, who gave him a Character, and he bought the Coat. Both these Coats prov'd to be the Coats that were lost by the Prosecutor. The Prisoner pleaded, He bought the Coats of an old Man in Genborn Alley, near Leicester Fields, but did not know him. The Jury found him guilty to the Value of 4 s. 10 d . Transportation .
John Watkins , of St. Leonard Shoreditch , was indicted for feloniously stealing 5 1. 15 s. in the Shop of John Shard , the 18th of August . The Prosecutor depos'd, That he put about 6 l. odd Money into the Drawer in the Shop, the Saturday before, and did, as he thinks, lock the Drawer. That on the Sunday Morning, the Prisoner, who was his Apprentice , got up earlier than he usually did, and went out, and he saw him no more till the Tuesday Night, when he was taken up at Billingsgate by a Constable: That he own'd he had taken 5 l. 15 s. out of his Master's Drawer, and that he had paid the Fees of one of his Acquaintance, one Mason, and spent about 3 1. in Cloaths, clothing him from Head to Foot. Two other Evidences depos'd, They heard him own this before Sir Francis Forbes : And the Constable depos'd, That he saw the Prisoner and his Comrade drinking in an Alehouse near Billingsgate very extravagantly, whereupon he examined him how he came by the Money: That he told him, his Cousin at Stratford had given him 17 s. but he suspecting him, said he believ'd he had robb'd his Master, and secur'd him; and that he confess'd he had so done. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact at the Bar. The Jury found him guilty to the Value of 39 s. Transportation .
Mary Norton , of St. Martin's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Guinea, in the Dwelling-house of John Summerfield , the 13th of April last. She was also indicted a second Time for feloniously stealing two Guineas, in the Dwelling-house of the same Prosecutor , the 13th of April last. The Prosecutor's Wife depos'd, The Prisoner was her Servant , and she having put 40 Guineas in a Bag, one was missing; which, upon taxing the Prisoner, she own'd, and did abate it in her Wages: And she still kept her, upon her Promise of good Behaviour. But about two Months after she had put 43 Guineas into her Drawer, and going to fetch some Money, miss'd two more. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact. The Jury acquitted her.
Barbara Ingram , and Thomas Hoskins , of the Parish of St. Mary le Bow , were indicted, the former for stealing a Silver Watch, value 7 l. a Chain, value 5 s. and a Seal, value 2 s. the 10th of July last. And the latter for receiving the Watch, knowing it to be stole . The Prosecutor depos'd, That he going home about 3 a-Clock in the Morning, on the Day mentioned in the Indictment, was into by the Prisoner and another Woman, who stopp'd him, and in Bow Churchyard his Watch was taken from him, and the Prisoner went away, and the other Woman and himself were carried to the Watch-house, and afterwards discharg'd. And that desiring the Constable to enquire after the Prisoner, (he having taken Notice of the Prisoner as a Night-Walker, and having before seen her in the Street that Night) he acquainted one Mr. Nichols, who found her out, and she did procure the Watch, where she had pawn'd it to the Prisoner Thomas Hoskins. The Jury found Barbara Ingram guilty of the Indictment; Transportation : But acquitted Thomas Hoskins.
John Sturt , of St. Martin's in the Fields , was indicted for privately stealing a Cornelian Seal let in Silver, value 5 s. and also two Cornelian Seals set in Bath Mettal, value 6 s. the 6th of August . The Prosecutor depos'd, That the Prisoner came to his Shop, and bought two Cornelian Seals; and after he was gone he miss'd a Silver one. That he coming again the next Day for more Seals, he counted thirteen which he look'd upon, and when he return'd them there was but eleven. That he charg'd him with having two Seals, which he deny'd, and a Constable being sent for, he took the Seals from him. The Constable depos'd, That he took the Prisoner to an Alehouse, into a private Room, and charg'd him with the Seals, but he deny'd them; but after he had told him, He would search him, he pull'd them out of his Pocket, and delivered them to him. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact, prov'd he had a License, as a Hawker, to sell such Things; and call'd several Persons to his Reputation, who gave him a good Character. The Jury acquitted him.
Richard Wynne , Henry Thomas and Samuel Gibbons , of the Parish of St. John Wapping , were indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Tankard, value 8 l. in the Dwelling-house of Charles Tovey , the 15th of June last. The Prosecutor depos'd, The 3 Prisoners came to his House, and having drank two Full Pots of Beer, about a Quarter of an Hour after they were gone miss'd his Tankard, which was taken out of a Cupboard in the Kitchen. That thereupon he went in Search after them, and having apprehended Thomas, Wynns came to his House, and hector'd him; that then he apprehended him, and being committed, fell a fighting with the Persons who had him in Custody; and being carried back to the Justice was bound, but afterwards would have sought again in the Street; but being overpower'd, desir'd to be carried into an Alehouse, and told him he would carry him to the House where his Tankard was knock'd to Pieces, if he would let him go with him to some House in the Mint, but could not direct him to the House. The Substance of this was also depos'd by the Constable. That afterwards he did light of Gibbons in the Mins, and that Gibbons did own, he himself took the Tankard, and carried it away in his Apron; and that Thomas bid Wynne go after him, (Gibbons) for he had taken Mr. Toney's Tankard, and they should all he hang'd; but Wynne said he would not, if he had it let him keep it. William Davis depos'd, That Gibbons came to him, and carried him to a House in the Mint, and they had Half a Pint of Geneva, and there was also present Wynn.: That Wynne was sober, and Gibbons was drunk. That there they propos'd to him to sell a Tankard, and Gibbons cry'd to Wynne, show it him, show it him, which he did, and he saw Wynne wringing off the Handle; and theyHarry Salier to sell it, and be brought it down Stairs in a Handkerchief; and he follow'd him as far as the Falcon, and then lost Sight of him. Elizabeth Lockwood depos'd, That on the Day mention'd in the Indictment, the Prisoners Wynne and Gibbons, and William Davis, came to the House of one Thomas James in the Mint, and one Mary Trahern lodg'd there, and she heard great Knocking and Hammering; and going to see what they were doing, saw them beating of a Tankard to Pieces: That they were drinking very plentifully, spent 11 s. in Cyder, and other Liquors, and that they sent one Salter to sell the Tankard. That Gibbons ask'd Salter what the Tankard was sold for, and he told him 45 s. and that Gibbons said, That was but a little. That Salter paid the 11 s. and gave Gibbons Half a Guinea, but did not see him give Wynne any of the Money. Wynne call'd some Persons to his Reputation. It did not appear, that Thomas knew of the stealing the Tankard till after it was done, and then would have had it been return'd, nor was any more with them afterwards, he was acquitted ; but the Evidence appearing plain then against Gibbons and Wynne, the Jury found them both guilty of the Indictment. Death .
Ann Leach , of St. James Clerkenwell , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Gown and Petticoat, value 8 s. the Goods of Mary Trueman , and other Goods, value 8 s. of Thomas Trueman , the 8th of August last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner was Apprentice to the Prosecutor, and took the Goods, and went away; when she was apprehended the Cloaths were on her Back. The Prisoner pleaded, That the Cloaths were sent her by the Prosecutor's Daughter; but this was deny'd by the Prosecutor. The Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .
Ann Baker , of St. Martin's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Gown, value 18 s. of Anne Lassons ; and also a Pocket, value 2 d. and 10 s. in Money the 16th of August . The Fact being plainly prov'd, and the Prisoner having nothing to say in her Defence. The Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .
John Turvey , of the Parish of St. Clement Danes , was indicted for feloniously stealing 3 Sacks of Oats, value 25 s. the Property of Thomas and Joseph Keyne , the 30th of July last. The Evidence depos'd, They saw the Prisoner lay his Lighter on the Side of the Barge, and throw 3 Sacks of Oats out of the Barge into the Lighter. That they getting into a Wherry follow'd him, and before they came up he threw the Sacks of Oats into the Thames. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact, but it being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty . Transportation .
Elizabeth Anger , of the Parish of St. Martin in the Fields , was indicted for stealing a Coat, Wigg, and other Goods, value 4 l. the Property of John Stulker in the Dwelling-house of William Richards , the 31st of March last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prosecutor having left his Lodging, it was taken by John Dyer , who had a Woman came to him as his Sister. That they went away, and the Cloaths were carried away. John Dyer depos'd, That he having taken the Lodging, the Prisoner ask'd him if he had nothing good in his Lodgings, he said there was such and such Things; and thereupon she said, She would come and fetch them away, and did come, and carried away the Cloaths, and he took the Wigg. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact, and one call'd to her Reputation said, Her general Character was a Receiver of stolen Goods. The Prisoner reply'd, That she had indeed kept a Bawdy house, but never had wrong'd Man, Woman, or Child. The Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .
Elizabeth Drummer , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for feloniously stealing Linnen, value 14 s. the Property of Mary Sheppard , the 12th of August . The Prosecutor depos'd, the Prisoner had been her Nurse , and took the Goods mentioned in the Indictment. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .
Mary Hollanpriest , of the Parish of St. Giles , was indicted for feloniously stealing Wearing Apparel, and a Quilt, value 2 l. 5 s. the Property of Samuel Mannus , the 16th of July last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner lodg'd with her Mother in the Prosecutor's House, and that the Goods were stolen, and Part of them found upon her. The Jury found her guilty to the Value of 39 s. Burnt in the Hand .
Katherine Dennis , of the Parish of St. Martin in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Pewter Gallon Pot, value 4 s. the 16th of July last, the Goods of Thomas Try . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner used to sell Fruit at the Prosecutor's, at the Tilt-yard Coffee-house , and was stopp'd offering the Pot to Sale. The Prisoner pleaded, That a Woman in the Street desir'd her to sell it for her; that she being in Drink went to sell it, and left her Basket of Fruit with her in the mean Time, and she run away with it. The Prosecutor himself, and others, gave her a tolerable Character, and the Jury acquitted her.
William Lane , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Pair of Iron Grates, value 4 s. the Property of George Cook , the 10th of August . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner, who was a Boy , took the Grates as they stood at the Prosecutor's Door, who was a Broker , and putting them on his Shoulder, was carrying them away, when he (the Prosecutor) pursu'd and took him. The Boy had nothing to plead, but that he wanted Victuals. The Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .
Abraham Laney , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for the Murder of his Wife , Mary Susannah Laney , by wounding her with a Stick on the Side of the Head, on the 23d of February , of which she languish'd till the 3d of March, and then dy'd . But there being no Evidence that could affect the Prisoner, the Jury acquitted him.
John Baracle , of St. Martin's in the Fields , was indicted for privately stealing a Tobacco-Box, value 10 s. from the Person of Joseph Waldoe , the 2d of August . The Prosecutor depos'd, That as he was standing near his Door, about 11 a-Clock at Night, making Water, the Prisoner came behind him, and took it out of his Pocket. Another Evidence depos'd, He saw the Prisoner take something, as the thought, from the Prosecutor; and he attempting to run away he pursu'd him, and apprehended the Prisoner, who stooped down, and gave the Box a shove under some Rails. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact, but it being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .
John Price , of St. Giles's Cripplegate , was indicted for feloniously stealing Half an Ounce of Gold Waste , the Property of William Bassam , the 17th of July last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner work'd as a Journeyman with the Prosecutor, who was a Silver Spinner , and was seen to take the Goods, and being afterwards apprehended, the Gold Waste was found upon him. Guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .
Thomas Sheppard , of St. Andrew's Holborn , was indicted for stealing 2 Saws, value 2 s. of Edward Price , and 2 Saws, and other Tools, value 16 s. of John Westerman , the 22d of July last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Tools had been left lock'd up in Chests, were stolen the next Morning, and found upon the Prisoner. The Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d. Burnt in the Hand .
Susannah Newport , of the Parish of St. Brides , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Tankard, value 5 l. 15 s. the Property of John Lily , the 19th of August last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner being there drinking, was seen to go into the Bar and take something, and to stoop down; and coming out was siez'd, and the Tankard was dropp'd from under her Coats. The Fact being plainly prov'd the Jury found her guilty of the Indictment. Transportation .
John Freeman , alias Tompkins , of St. Andrew's Holborn , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Watch, value 3 l. a Frock, Hat, and Handkerchief, the Property of John Dennison , in the House of Jenureta Spride , the 4th of July last. The Prosecutor depos'd, That being abroad late, he met with the Prisoner, and being far from home, the Prisoner offer'd him the Conveniency of lodging with him; he accepted the Motion, they lay together, and the next Morning, before he was awake, the Prisoner went away with his Cloaths: He found his Watch where the Prisoner had sold it, and his Frock in Rosemary-lane. The Prisoner pleaded, He had won all the Things of the Prosecutor at Cards: But the Prosecutor deny'd his having play'd at Cards at all with the Prisoner. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 39 s. Transportation .
James Cox , of St. Andrew's Holborn , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Sheep, value 13 s. the 8th of August . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Sheep was a stray'd Sheep, which the Prisoner had taken up. There being no Proof that he stole it, he was acquiteed .
William Gwynn , of St. Margaret Pattens , was indicted for feloniously stealing 5 Hundred Weight of Tobacco, of Persons unknown, in the Warehouse of Samuel Hyde , the 20th of August . William Forster depos'd, That he being employ'd to work in the Warehouse, the Prisoner came, and offer'd to help them to work, and when he went away, carry'd away Tobacco to about the Quantity of 2 Pound. The Prisoner was a Ticket Porter , call'd several to his Reputation, and the Jury acquitted him.
George Matthews , was indicted for a Trespass, and for attempting to break the House of Henry Eaton , in the Day-Time, with an Intention to steal his Goods . The Prosecutor depos'd, That he and his Wife having been abroad, going home, perceiv'd two Men sculking about the Door; and going up Stairs met the Prisoner coming from his Chamber Door, and siez'd him; and enquiring what Business he had there, he pretended to come to look for a Necessary-house. That he by a Hem gave Notice, as he suppos'd, to his Comrades at the Door, and they got away. That examining the Cellar-Door it was unbolted, which the Prosecutor's Wife depos'd she had left bolted about Half an Hour before. That examining who he was, be pretended to be a Baker, and that his Master liv'd at the West End of St. Paul's Church-yard, where there was no such Person. The Fact being plain the Jury found him guilty . Fin'd 1 Mark . and 2 Years Imprisonment .
John Hart , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing 30 Iron Bars, value 30 s. in the Warehouse of Thomas Watson , the 25th of July last. The Jury found him guilty to the Value of 4 s. 10 d . Transportation .
He was indicted a Second Time for breaking the Bar of George Paschal , with an Intent to steal his Goods or Money, the 13th of August . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner was Hostler to the Prosecutor, and did fell 2 odd Spurs, which he said he had of the Prosecutor's Son, to the Porter of the Inn, or let him have them; which Spurs appear'd to be the Prosecutor's. As to the Breaking the Bar it appear'd, That the Prosecutor having several Times lost Money, his Wife, in Order to detect the Thief, lay in the Bar. That the Prisoner coming down at two a-clock in the Morning, did pull open the Door of the Bar, and was laid hold on by Mrs. Paschal. The Prisoner in Answer to this pleaded, He rose at that Time to get ready the Horses that belong'd to the Owndle Coach, or Waggon, which was to go out that Morning at four a-Clock, and hearing a Rustling in the Bar, suspected some Thief to have been there, and did pull open the Door. The Prisoner having a good Character given him, he was acquitted .
Ann King , of St. James's Westminster , was indicted for feloniously stealing 15 Guineas, in the Dwelling-house of John Fowston , the 17th of August . The Prosecutor depos'd, That the Money was lost out of a Trunk in the Garret, and he suspected the Prisoner, because she used to be to and fro in the House, but he could not swear positively that she took it. It appear'd that the Prisoner was the Daughter of the Prosecutor's Wife. There being no Evidence against the Prisoner, she was acquitted .
John Whalebone , alias Whelbone , of St. Andrew's Holborn , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Perriwig, value 40 s. and other Goods, in the Dwelling-house of John Moore , the 19th of July last. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty of the Felony. Transportation .
John Whalebone, and John Cowley , of St. Giles's in the Fields , were indicted for feloniously stealing 3 Sheets, value 45 s. and other Goods, in the Dwelling-house of Daniel Crispin , the 16th of July last. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found them both guilty to the Value of 39 s. Transportation .
Thomas Golding , William Moreton and Richard Edgington , of St. Giles's in the Fields , were indicted for feloniously stealing 7 Bermudas Hats, value 36 s. in the Shop of Joseph White , the 25th of July last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Hats were stole out of the Prosecutor's Shop-Window, one first, and afterwards six: That the first Hat was sold, and found where sold by Thomas Golding. It appear'd that the two others had been seen in the Company of Golding: But there being no positive Evidence against Moreton and Edgington, they were acquitted , and Thomas Golding found Guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .
Katherine Perry , of St. Giles's Cripplegate , was indicted for feloniously stealing 25 Yards of Stuff, and other Goods, value 36 s. in the Dwelling-house of John Baker , the 1st of May last. She was also indicted a Second Time for feloniously stealing a Diamond Ring, value 12 s. and 2 Gold Rings, value 11 s. the Goods of John Partington . The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found her guilty to the Value of 39 s. Transportation .
John Spittle , of St. Andrew's Holborn , was indicted for stealing 26 s. the Money of Nicholas Andrews , the 2d of August . It appear'd that the Prisoner lodg'd with the Prosecutor, and took the Money. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty . Transportation .
William Hartley , of St. Anne's Westminster , was indicted for stealing a Basket, value 1 s. and 7 Loaves, value 4 s. the Goods of Edward Leigh , the 17th of July last. The Prosecutor's Servant depos'd, That having set down his Basket on a Stall, while he went to carry a Loaf in to a Customer, when he came again his Basket and Bread were gone; but pursuing the Prisoner, took him with the Basket and Bread. His Defence being but trifling, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d. To be Whipp'd .
Ann Webb , of St. Paul's Covent Garden , was indicted for breaking and entring the Dwelling-house of William Trowel , in the Night-time, with an Intention to steal . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner was found in the Prosecutor's Cellar, about two a Clock in the Morning. But she having sometimes lodg'd there, tho she was deny'd Entrance that Night, upon considering the whole Matter the Jury acquitted her.
William Henry Bell , of the Parish of St. Magnus the Martyr , was indicted for feloniously stealing 21 Pound of Sugar, value 4 s. 6 d. the Goods of John Purley , the 19th of August last. To which Indictment he pleaded guilty . Burnt in the Hand .
George Standen , of St. Martin's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Tankard, value 6 l. the Goods of Daniel Souton , the 16th of August last. To which Indictment he pleaded guilty . Burnt in the Hand .
Joseph Sheppard , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for feloniously stealing 1 cock and 6 Hens, value 6 s. the Property of Matth.ew Cook , the 23d of August last. And also for feloniously stealing 1 Cock and 6 Hens, value 6 s. the Property of Robert Storey , at the same Time. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Place where the Fowls roosted had been broken open, and the Fowls carried and laid under a Bank, in a Field hand by, and the Prisoner was apprehended near them, at two a Clock in the Morning. The Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d. upon each Indictment . Transportation .
Thomas Sheppard , of the Parish of Chelsea , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Saw, value 15 s. the Property of John Gardiner , the 1st of August last. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d. Burnt in the Hand .
Mary Williams , of the Parish of Clerkenwell , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Gown and Petticoat, value 2 s. the Goods of Mary Harrington , but the Fact not being plainly prov'd, the Jury acquitted her.
Rebeckah Webb , of the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Spoon, value 10 s. the Goods of John Kerby , the 28th of July last. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found her guilty to the Value of 10 d. Whipp'd .
Edward Pritchard , of the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Coat, value 2 s. the Property of Joseph Spence , the 20th of July last. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .
Richard Wallis , of the Parish of St. Magnus the Martyr , was indicted for feloniously stealing 2 Casks, value 4 s. and 20 Gallons of Brandy , the Property of William Watson , the 9th of March last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Brandy was stolen out of a Warehouse at Cox's-Key; and by the Prisoner's Confession, that it was sold to one Richard Pollard . The Jury found him guilty of the Indictment. Death .
Grace Wood , of the Parish of St. Sepulchres , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Moidore, a Half Guinea, and 2 s. 6 d. in Money , the Property of Ann Jones , the 9th of June last. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found her guilty to the Value of 39 s. Transportation .
Sarah Trueman , alias Cane , of St. Mildred's Bread-street , was indicted for feloniously stealing divers Linnen, value 23 s. the Goods of George Newel , the 10th of August . It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner was Servant to the Prosecutor, and stole the Goods. The Jury found her guilty of the Indictment. Transportation .
Jane Frazier , alias Revett , of the Parish of St. Gregory's , was indicted for feloniously stealing 18 Yards of Mechlin Lace, value 14 l. in the Shop of Lydia and Ann Peck , the 24th of April last. The Prosecutor depos'd, That the Prisoner and another Woman came to their Shop, under a Pretence to buy Lace; and after they were gone she miss'd a Piece of Lace: And that she could hear nothing of them, till having apply'd her self to Jonathan Wild , he found the Prisoner out. The Prosecutor's Maid depos'd, That the Prisoner and the other Woman being gone out of the Shop, her Mistress sent her after them, to tell them they should have it for what they had bid her. That she did go after them and tell them, and they said they would come back and take it, and turn'd back with her, but gave her the Drop, and came not. The Jury found her guilty to the Value of 4 s. 6 d. Transportation .
Elisabeth Hodges , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Silver Watch, value 3 l. the Property of John Colegrave , the 19th of July last. The Prosecutor depos'd, That the Prisoner kept a Brandy Shop in Shoe Lane : That he being at the House stay'd there all Night, and when he went to Bed hang'd his Watch upon a Chair, and in the Morning it was gone; and that when he taxed the Prisoner with it, she owned she had taken it. The Prisoner did not deny the having the Watch, but produc'd it voluntarily as the Bar, and offer'd to deliver it to the Court, but they order'd it to be return'd to her. She pleaded, That she took the Watch for Money the Prisoner had had of her, and that she told the Prosecutor so at the same Time. That he had deluded her, and she was with Child by him: That the Reason of this Indictment being laid against her by the Prosecutor was, because she having sworn the Child to him, he was taken up, and oblig'd to give Security. To prove this, she call'd her Father, who depos'd, That the Prosecutor lodg'd at his House, and pretending he was a Person of Substance, had 200 l. in Money, and an Estate of 80 l. a Year, had deluded his Daughter; and that he having set his Daughter up in a Chandler's Shop, the Prisoner, as he afterwards heard, us'd to keep her Company: And that being now oblig'd to give Security, had prosecuted his Daughter for stealing his Watch. Another Evidence who liv'd in the same House with the Prisoner depos'd, The Prosecutor did live with the Prisoner as her Husband. The Jury considering the Circumstances of the Case acquitted her.
Joseph Middleton , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for breaking the House of John de Puis , and Simon Ganeroon , in the Night time, and stealing Brass and Pewter, to the Value of 25 s. the 3d of June last. The Prisoner's Confession was read in Court, wherein he confess'd not only that, but several other Robberies. The Jury found him guilty of the Indictment. Death .
John Wright , of St. Andrew's Holborn , was indicted for privately stealing a Handkerchief, value 10 d. from the Person of Abraham Shard , the 14th of July last. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment. Transportation .
James and Ann Kaffety , were indicted for assaulting Honour Fowler , on the Highway, and taking from her a Purse, value 20 d. and 40 s. in Money , the 8th of June last. But no Body appearing against them they were acquitted .
William Bowen , of St. Giles's Cripplegate , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Gown, value 16 s. the Property of Mary Pen , the 17th of July last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Gown having been wash'd, was put into a Tub of Water in the Yard, from whence it was stolen; and the Prisoner being seen looking about the House, and afterwards to carry something along the Street, dropping wet in his Apron, was pursu'd. The Fact being plainly prov'd, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment. Transportation .
Mary Mackdonnel , of St. James's Westminster , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Moidore, and 21 Guineas, in the Dwelling-house of Patience Page , the 28th of May last. The Prosecutor depos'd, The Prisoner was her Servant , and having liv'd with her but four Days, stole the Money out of a Drawer, and went away; but she finding her upon Enquiry, she return'd her eleven Guineas
Hester Dearing , of the Parish of Stepney , was indicted for stealing a Gown, value 10 s. and a Hood, value 6 s. in the House of Mordecai Abbison , the 20th of August last. To which Indictment she pleaded guilty . Transportation .
Mary Clement , was indicted for a Misdemeanour, in defrauding William Hart , by selling him 30 Ounces of burnt Silver mix'd with Tin, &c. instead of good Silver . The Prosecutor depos'd, That the Prisoner had several Times brought to him burnt Silver to sell; that he putting some of it to the Essay, found it was 2 s. worse than good Silver. This was confirm'd also by the Person who essay'd it. The Prisoner own'd the selling the Silver, but deny'd her Knowledge of its being mix'd with Tin, &c and alledg'd that she was sent to sell it sometimes by her Mother, and sometimes by Alice Beck . The Jury acquitted her.
Alice Beck , was indicted for a like Misdemeanour, in selling William Hart 30 Ounces of burnt Silver mix'd with Tin, &c. for good Silver . The Prosecutor depos'd, That the Prisoner had several Times sold him burnt Silver, which he paid her for at the Rate of 5 s. 4 d. per Ounce, which being essay'd prov'd to be 21 d. worse than new Sterlings. The Prisoner pleaded Ignorance, but gave no Account how she came by the adulterated Silver. The Jury found her guilty of the Misdemeanour, and the Court fin'd her 10 l.
Benjamin Hullock , of St. Andrew's Holborn , was indicted for ravishing and carnally knowing Elizabeth Crawford , an Infant under the Age of ten Years , the 14th of August last. The Child's Mother depos'd, That the Prisoner lodg'd in a Room on the same Floor with her self, and that the Child us'd to run in and out of the Prisoner's Room: That on the Day mention'd in the Indictment she had Occasion to go out, leaving the Child at Home. That on the Sunday following, going to shift the Child, she found such Tokens on her Linnen that surpriz'd her; and searching the Child's Body found her in a very had Condition, and found she had a Running. That upon examining the Child how she came so, the Child told her, That Benjamin Hullock took her on the Bed, laid himself down, and put her upon him, and hurt her sadly. That thereupon she apply'd her self to two surgeons, Mr. Cole and Mr. Kellaway. Those Gentlemen depos'd, They found the Child very much abus'd and injur'd: That the Privy Parts were much dilacerated, and extended beyond their natural Dimensions. The Mother also depos'd, That the Prisoner had offer'd her Money to make it up. There being no Evidence of his committing, the Fact, but the Child's Declaration of it, and she not being capable of taking an Oath, he was acquitted .
John Tailor , of St. Giles's in the Fields , was indicted for being aiding, abetting, and assisting to David Carty , (not yet taken) in the Murther of Thomas Lucas , by giving him one mortal Wound on the right Side of the Body, near the right Pap, of the Length of four Inches, and the Depth of six Inches .
Martha Tushingham depos'd, That between eleven and twelve a-Clock at Night, going to the Brewhouse at St. Giles's , where her Husband was, she desiring him to come Home, the Prisoner and Carty came by, and took upon them to talk to her very impudently, call'd her Bitch, and other opprobrious Names, and the Prisoner struck her down, upon which her Husband stripp'd himself to fight him. That the Deceased, Mr. Lucas, coming by, took upon him to advise the Prisoner and Carty to be peaceable, and not to make a Disturbance, and disgrace the Cloth (they being Soldier s). That without any more Provocation the Prisoner said, G - d d - n you, Do you want to box? and knock'd the Deceased down with his Hand and Daniel Carthy stabb'd him: That the Deceased got up, and snatching a Sword from under the Arm of a Woman who was with the Prisoner, whom he call'd Wife, did endeavour to defend himself, and attack'd Carty, made some Passes at him, but dropp'd down. She was positive that Carty had stabb'd the Deceased before he got the Prisoner's Sword, and attack'd Carty. The Information of the Deceased before he died was read in Court, which was much to the same Purpose with the former Evidence; and other Evidences confirm'd some of the Circumstances. But it not appearing that the Prisoner had any Design to kill the Deceased, but that it was done by Carty without being encourag'd to it by the Prisoner, he was acquitted .
Henry Kirk , and William Allen , of St. Andrew's Holborn , were indicted for assaulting George Briton on the Highway, and taking from him a Cane, value 3 s. the 22d of July last. The Prosecutor depos'd, That as he and his Son were going home, near St. Andrew's Church , about nine a-Clock at Night, one of the Prisoners came behind him and pull'd him down backwards and that the other pull'd his Cane out of his Hand, and after he was gotten up, knock'd him down again, and abus'd him very much, wounding him on the Head, so that he thought he had crack'd his Skull. Another Evidence depos'd to the same Purpose, saying, That it was Allen that pull'd the Prosecutor down, and Kirk that had taken his Cane and beat him with it. That thereupon Murder being cry'd out they ran away, and Kirk threw the Cane back. The Prosecutor's Son depos'd to the same Effect. The Surgeon depos'd, He found a triangular Confusion upon the Coronal Surure; that the Scull was bare for a Fortnight, before it was covered. The Prosecutor being ask'd by the Court, Whether he lost any Money, or whether the Prisoners demanded any of him? he answered, No; neither had he but very little, being a Brick-maker, and then going from his Day-Labour. The Prisoners pleaded, That the Prosecutor jostled them, call'd them King George's Bull-Dogs, and said he was gone to Hanover to sow Turnips, which was the Occasion of the Quarrel. There being no Appearance of their having any Design to rob the Prosecutor, the Jury acquitted them.
Sarah Benning , the Wife of Henry Benning , of Eling , and William Benning and Sarah Beinning , Son and Daughter of Henry and Sarah Benning, were indicted for feloniously stealing 1000 Pound Weight of Hay , the Property of John Gravel . The Prosecutor depos'd, That he rented a Piece of Ground of the Prisoner Husband and Father, who was then in the Fleet: That having cut the Hay, it was carried off by the Prisoners. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Hay was taken off the Ground, not feloniously, but on Account of a Dispute concerning the Legality of the Title. Whereupon it seeming to be a malicious Prosecution, the Prisoners were acquitted , and the Court granted them a Copy of their Indictment.
John White , of St. Dunstan's in the West , was indicted for breaking open the Chambers of Mr. John Borrett , Gentleman , and feloniously stealing 100 Guineas, 5 Moidores, and other Money, to the Value of 174 l. 2 s. 6 d. the Property of John Packer , the 9th of August . Mr. Packer depos'd, That he being Clerk to Mr. Barrett, a Master in Chancery , Mr. Borrett told him he design'd to go out of Town, and order'd him to make up his Accounts: That he did so, and brought the Money to the Chambers in Symond's Iwn upon the Day mentioned in the Indictment, in order to have paid it to Mr. Borrott; but Mr. Borrett being then busy, defer'd the Receiving it till the next Morning. That then he lock'd up the Money in a Scrutoure in the Study, lock'd up the Drawers, the Study Door, and Chamber-Door, and went away about 8 a-Clock, and went to the Tavern. That a Messenger came to him about ten, and he went and found all the Doors broken open, and the Drawers set scattering about the Room, but the Money gone; and that there was in that Next of Drawers a Bank Bill of 20 l. and a South-Sea Bond of 50 l. which were left in the Drawers where the Money was, but knew not who committed the Fact. But upon enquiring afterwards, began to have some suspicion of the Prisoner, who was a Clerk in the Office; for that whereas he this Evidence keeping one Key of the Chambers, and the Laundress another, he had heard that after the Prisoner was gone from the Office, and himself had lock'd up the Chambers, the Prisoner did get the Laundress's Keys, and went into the Chambers, under Pretence of setching a Letter that he had left there; though it was not Post-Night; it didRebeckah Golding depos'd, That she delivered the Keys to the Prisoner at about half an Hour past 8 a-Clock that Night the Robbery was committed, that he return'd the Keys in about a quarter of an Hour: That she went afterwards, about a Quarter before 9, and found the Door but single lock'd, and she shut the Windows, and double lock'd the Door, and that about to she went again, and found the Chamber Door, and Study Door broken open, the Hinges having been taken off, and the Drawers lying scattered about. Here the Prisoner ask'd the Evidence if these Keys did not use to lye publickly among other Keys in a Bunch, in the Affidavit Office: To which she reply'd they did, but were not withstanding very safe, there being none but reputable Gentlemen, and that no Body used these Keys but she Prisoner and the Master. She added, that at 10 a-Clock the Windows were fast barred, only 2 Nails drawn in one of the Hinges of the Shutter, and that in the Morning she found a Hammer lying in the Window, near the Prisoner's Desk.
John Spires , the Porter depos'd, That at 10 a-Clock he was called by the Laundress, and when he went with her into the Chamber, he see the Lock of the Door had been unskrew'd and taken off, and the inner Door lying all on one side, and the Drawers standing in several Places, whereupon he went and acquainted Mr. Packer, and he came and missed his Money. Jams Spires depos'd, That as he was sitting in the Entry the Prisoner came down the Steps from the Master's Chambers, at about half an Hour after 9 a-Clock that Night, and went out the back Way towards Fetter-Lane, or Bond's Stables. George Essex depos'd, He saw the Prisoner in the Court after 9 a Clock, and the Prisoner own'd he was looking into the Cellar for some of his Acquaintance, but seeing none there, he went home. There were also 2 Hammers produc'd in Court one that was found in the Chamber the next Morning, which was supposed to have been borrowed by the Prisoner, of one Mr. Peed, who lodg'd in Mr. White's House, and the other one, that some Time after had been given by Mr. White's Maid to Mr. Peed's Servant; when he sent for it instead of his own. Mr. Peed depos'd. That the Hammer produced in Court, and sworn to be found in the Chambers, was very much like his Hammer, but he would not positively swear to it, but his Servant was more positive, having taken Notice of its being mark'd with a P cut in it, and that when she went to Mr. White's Maid for Mr. Peed's Hammer, did take Notice to Mr. Peed, that the Hammer Mr. White's Maid had given her, was not Mr. Peed's Hammer, differing in the Handle, tho' there had been a P burnt upon it. The Prisoner pleaded, that there had been tampering, as to the Hammer, and called two Evidences, who depos'd, That a Woman came to them, and enquir'd very pressingly, if they knew the Owner of that Hammer, and upon their saying they knew not the Owner, was told by this Woman, that they did not know the Value of that Hammer, it was worth to Guineas, and ask'd how they would like that Hammer and 10 l. at the End of it. The Jury having considered the Evidence, acquitted him.
Humphrey Anger , of the Parish of Hornsey , was indicted for assaulting Martin Lewen , Gentleman , on the High Way, and taking from him 7 Guineas, and 16 Shillings in Silver , the 23d of December, 1720 . Martin Lewen , the City Marshal depos'd, That as he was riding to Muzzle-Hill, the 23d of December last was two Years, being about the Middle of the Lane between Highgate and Hornsey , about five a Clock in the Evening, he saw two Men on Foot before him, with their Hats slapping, in browaish colour'd Coats, and in such Posture, that he was apprehensive they were Foot-pads, and had some Thoughts of turning back; but at last resolving to venture, went forward, and as soon as he came up to them, they both flew at his House, and Dyer caught hold of his Bridle, and the Prisoner took hold of his Leg, and was going to throw him off from his House, but he desired him not to do it, for he would voluntarily alight, and did immediately, he having almost Slung him off, and after clapping Pistols to his Breast, which were large Pistols with Brass Caps, he desired them to take away the Pistols, and he would give them what Money he had; he gave to Dyer 7 Guineas, that Dyer kneel'd down on his Knees and broke off the Button of his Breeches, and finding 16 or 17 Shillings that he had forgotten in the Hurry, they damn'd him, and threatned to shoot him for telling them a Lye, and rattled their Pistols very much about him: That having consented to let him go, Dyer was for cutting his Horse's Bridle, but he prevail'd upon them not to do it, the Lane being dirty and so he left them. Mr. Lewen being ask'd whether it was light enough for him to distinguish the Person; he reply'd it was, and though he would not swear positively, he did verily believe Anger was one of those that robb'd him. The Prisoner at the Beginning of his Tryal desired that Dyer might be put out of the Court, and not hear what the Prosecutor depos'd, which was done, and being afterwards call'd in, depos'd as the prosecutor had done, varying in no Circumstance, except that whereas the Prosecutor thought it was Dyer that took the Silver out of his Pocket, he depos'd it was Anger that took it, and added, that Anger would have had him took away his Horse, and would have had him shot the Prisoner for not giving them the Silver: And that having done robbing Mr. Lenen, they got over the Hedge and went off. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact, or that he had any Acquaintance with the Prosecutor at that Time; but being noisy, and too outrageous, so far over shot himself, as strenuously to affirm, that he not Dyer, the Evidence, could not be in that Robbery, because they were at that Time both in Custody, having been taken up on Suspicion of another Robbery: To clear up this Matter, the Court ordered the Books of the Jayl of Newgate to be produced, and search'd in Court, and it appear'd, that the Time of their being apprehended together, was near three quarters of a Year distant from the Time of the Commission of this Robbery.
He was also indicted a second Time, for robbing John Sibley on the High-Way, and taking from him 9 s. 6 d. in Money , the 21st of September, in the Year 1711 . Edward Herring the Waggoner depos'd, That between Knights-Bridge and Hyde-Park Corner , two Men called him by his Name, and bid him stop, and John Sibley being in the Waggon, they commanded him to come out, and took from him 9 s. 6 d. but he could not swear to the Persons, it being about two or three a-Clock in a dark Morning: Here he made a Mistake as to the Time the Waggoner depos'd the Robbery was committed; in answer to which, he reply'd. That indeed he had been in a Mistake as to the Time, being so long since; but had he had his Pocket Book he could have been very punctual, but he had the Misfortune to lose it, for in that he had entred down a particular Account of all the Robberies he had committed: Being ask'd by the Court what was his Design for keeping a Journal, whether it was upon the Perusal of his Robberies, he might the more particularly repent of them? he reply'd, no, but it was for his own Safety, that he might be the more exact when he should have the Opportunity to save himself, by becoming an Evidence. As to the Manner of robbing John Sibley, he depos'd it was done by himself and the Prisoner, at the Place. and after the Manner the Carrier had depos'd, and the same Day they went to Southwark Fair, and from thence to Black Heath, and there having committed another Robbery they were pursued, and he shot the Pursuers Horse. The Prisoner also deny'd this Fact, wishing he might find no Mercy in this World, or the World to come, if he was any Ways concern'd in either of them; but being well known to be an ill Person, it did not avail, the Jury found him Guilty of both Indictments . Death .
Elizabeth Hickman , and Mary Allstone , of St. Leonard's Shoreditch were indicted for feloniously stealing a Feather-Bed, value 25 s. and other Goods , the Property of John Pain , the 23d of July last. To which Indictment they both pleaded guilty . Transportation .
The Trials being over, the Court proceeded to give Judgment as followeth,
Received Sentence of Death, Five.
To be burnt in the Hand, Six.
For Transportation, Thirty Seven.
Martha Oak , Elizabeth Doyle , John Simson , William Strettam , Mary Collier , Barbara Ingram , Thomas Addington , Ann Hall , William Smith , John Watkin , Elizabeth Hickman , Mary Allstone , Ann Leach , Ann Baker , John Turvey , Elizabeth Anger , John Baracle , Elizabeth Drummer , William Lane , John Price , Susannah Newport , John Freeman , John Hart , John Whalebone , John Cowley , Thomas Golding , Katherine Perry , John Spittle , Edward Pritchard , Joseph Sheppard , Grace Wood , Sarah Trueman , Jane Frazier , John Wright , William Bowen , Mary Mackdonnel , Hester Dearing .
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