Charles Wells, Theft > burglary, 10th December 1690.

Reference Number: t16901210-25
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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Charles Wells was tryed for breaking the House of Elizabeth Middlemore in Thames-street, near the Custome-house , on the 10th of November , and stealing Sheets, Table-Cloaths and other Linnen : Upon Tryal it appeared, That the Maid of the House coming up Stairs see him jump out at the Window into the Yard of the Ballast Office, and there, upon search, he was taken with a large bunch of Pick locks and a Chizel. He made many frivolous Excuses, but appearing to be an old Offender he was found Guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]

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