Old Bailey Proceedings punishment summary.
19th October 1785
Reference Numbers17851019-1

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The Sessions being ended, the Court proceded to give Sentence as follows:

Received sentence of death 12. viz.

William Vandeput , Daniel East , James Beaman , Francis Storer , James Nesbitt , John Isaacs , John Davis , William Shergold , Edward Preston , George Manning , otherwise Francis Hill, Michael Smith , and William Powley .

James Scott did not receive sentence of death, his case being referred to the opinion of the twelve judges.

To be transported for seven years, 27.

Robert Simpson , Maria Hamilton , John Henderson , William Hicks , Joseph Bolus , Jeremiah Shepherd , John Arnold , John Allison , James Rooke , James Jordan , John Ford , Jarvis Bradbury , Thomas Band , Joseph Osborne , Matthew Dell , John Brewer , John Burman , Thomas King , William Jackson , Robert Roberts (Africa), George Rankip , Charlotte Springmore , Mary Harrison , William Kelly , Joseph

Farrington, Frederick Belk , Thomas Ridge .

To be imprisoned one year in the House of Correction. 6.

Judith Reading , James Graham , Sarah Harris , Susannah Martin , William Smith , alias Newman, Henry Dickson .

To be imprisoned six months in the House of Correction. 14.

Robert Richardson , Mary Goutrie , James Worthy , Ann Taylor , Mary Burch , John Simmons , Ann Smith , Elizabeth Fox , Jeffery Callen, Caleb Warren , Frances Jackson .

To be imprisoned one month in Newgate. 1.

John Cleverly .

To be whipped. 5.

John Barlow , James Graham , James Worthy , John Simmons , William How .

Fined 1 s. 4.

John Wood , John Cleverly , George Woodward , William Harding , William Morrow , alias Murray, a capital convict, received his Majesty 's pardon, on condition of being transported for life to the British settlement in the Bay of Honduras.

The trial of Messrs. Goodrige's and Evans, for forgery, was postponed till next sessions, the validity of the will of Mr. Sawtell being still depending in the Commons.

The trial of Zachariah Bevan for forgery was postponed, on the ground of a will, being also in litigation.


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