Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 6.0, 24 October 2014), January 1717, trial of William Farendine (t17170111-7).

William Farendine, Theft > burglary, 11th January 1717.

William Farendine , of St. Butolph's Aldgate , Drover , was indicted for breaking the Dwelling-house of Henry Billingey , at the Angel Inn in Islington , in the Nightime, and taking thence 3 Towels, value I s . The Prosecutor swore the House was broken open, and John Malden , an Accomplice with him in that Burglary, swore it positively upon him; but he denied the Fact, affirming, he never had seen him in his Life. However, the Jury brought him in guilty of the Indictment.

He was a second time indicted for a Trespass, in stealing a Copper, value 3 l. the Property of the said Henry Billingey ; but it being only a Trespass, was not try'd on that Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]