John Tackerberry.
28th August 1700
Reference Numbert17000828-11

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John Tackerberry , of the Parish of St. Pancras , was Indicted for Robbing one Gabriel Baily on the 4th of August last, and taking from him a pair of Shoes, and a pair of Iron Shoe Buckles, a Muslin Cravat, a strip'd Handerchief, and 1 s. 4 d. in Money numbred . The first Evidence was Mr Bayly, who deposed that he had been at North-hall to see his Wife who was Sick, and as he was coming home between 8 and 9 at Night, he was set upon between Highgate and London, that they took off his Shoes, Neckcloath and other things, as his Hat and Perriwig, which being not good enough for them, they gave him them again, and left them, and said he took the Prisoner afterwards with the Shoes upon his Feet at Saffron hill by Mutton-lane. The next Evidence was a Boy, who said he was going to the Bear-Garden to see a Prize, and he said he saw the Shoes upon the Prisoners Feet, he knowing them to be his Uncles, by reason he had cleaned them; he followed him till he came to a Coblers, where he seeing him stay, presently fetch'd his Uncle who seized him. Another Evidence was the Shoe makers Boy who made them, who deposed they were Mr. Bailys Shoes, and knew them by reason his Master had wrote Pipe-maker in the inside. The Prisoner utterly denied the Fact, saying that he bought the Shoes at the Rag Market in Rosemary-lane, but could not prove it, or call any to his Reputation, the Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]

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