Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 6.0, 18 September 2014), February 1717, trial of John Brush (t17170227-46).

John Brush, Theft > burglary, 27th February 1717.

John Brush , of St. Mary Islington , was identified for breaking the Dwelling-house of Michael Grimshaw in the Night-time, and stealing thence a Brass Porridge-pot. value 28 s. pewter, and other Goods , the 31st of December last. The Prosecutor deposed, that the glass of his Window was broken, the Casement unhalped, the Shutter bored, and the bar taken out, and his Goods stollen. William Britton deposed, that himself, the Prisoner and one Lodge, broke the House in the Manner before described, slote the Goods, and sold them to Jane Revel for 16 s. The Jury found him Guilty of the Indictment.

[Death. See summary.]