Thomas Atherton, Theft > grand larceny, 3rd July 1689.

Reference Number: t16890703-8
Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Guilty > theft under 40s
Punishment: Death
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Thomas Atherton of St. Andrews Parish was Tryed for Feloniously taking away from William Pyn on the 10th of June last, one Silver Spoon, value 6 s. one Fork, 6 s. Which Pyn's Wife Swore was found about the Prisoner, particularly the Fork. The Prisoner denied it stifly, and said, That he came to ask for one Mrs. Smith a Midwife, who, he said, Lodged there, but could not prove it: only behaved himself very impudently to the Court. So he was found Guilty to the value of 9 s.

[Death. See summary.]

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