John Wilson, William Elderkin, Theft > burglary, 30th April 1690.

Reference Number: t16900430-35
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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John Wilson , and William Elderkin , were Tryed for breaking the House of the Worshipful Foot Onslow Esq. on the 6th of February last, taking 2 Silver Salvers value 6 l. a Camblet Cloak lin'd with Velvet, abundance of House Plate, a Pair of Shoes, and several other Goods of great value , some of which were in their Custody; besides they had confessed it before, but upon the Tryal Elderkin denyed it, so likewise did Wilson and said, that the Shoes were left by a Gardiner at his House in Kent-street, but could not prove it; and there were Pistols found in his Pocket, which were owned by a Person in Court, whom he had Robbed before, so they were both found Guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]

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