Elizabeth Newton, Elizabeth Parsons.
30th June 1714
Reference Numbert17140630-57
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s; Not Guilty
SentenceCorporal > whipping

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Elizabeth Newton , and Elizabeth Parsons , of the Parish of White-Chapel , were indicted for stealing a Silk Scarf, and half a Yard of Muslin , the Goods of Ann Tredder , on the second of June . The Prosecutor swore, That having seen the Muslin, she knew it, and so came to the Knowledge of the Scarf, and found out the Prisoners. Parsons own'd the selling of them for 3 s. 6 d. and said she had them from Newton, which Newton did not deny; whereupon she was found Guilty to the value of 10 d .and Parsons acquitted .

[Whipping. See summary.]

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