John Bird, Thomas Bird.
28th August 1700
Reference Numbert17000828-19
VerdictsGuilty; Not Guilty; Guilty
SentencesDeath

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John Bird, alias Burt , and Thomas Bird, alias Burt , of the Parish of White Chappel , were Indicted for feloniously stealing a dark brown Gelding, value 8 l. from John Hill , on the 14th of August last. The Prosecutor said that his Horse was stole out of his Grounds in Buckinghamshire, which he afterwards found at the Red Cow at White Chappel, brought by John Burd, who owned it to be his; upon which the Jury found him Guilty , and Acquitted the other.

Thomas Bird, alias Burt, was a second time Indicted for feloniously stealing a black Gelding, value 6 l. the Gelding of Thomas Stop , on the 11th of August last. The Gelding was found in the Prisoners Custody, which was stole out of the Prosecutors Grounds; which being plainly proved against him, the Jury found him Guilty .

[Death. See summary.]


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