Mary Murrey, Theft > pocketpicking, 7th July 1697.

Reference Number: t16970707-51
Offence: Theft > pocketpicking
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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Mary Murrey , of the Parish of Saint Martins in the Fields , was indicted for privily and secretly taking a Watch, val. 3 l. and a Duccatoon, val. 5 s. and 8 d. the Goods of Edward Davis , on the 5th of June last. The Prosecutor said that he was going along the Strand , and the Prisoner came up to him, and on a sudden he miss'd his Watch, and pursuing her, it was found in her Bosom; The Prisoner had little to say in her own behalf; the Jury found her guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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