John Irish, Theft > housebreaking, 2nd June 1715.

Reference Number: t17150602-33
Offence: Theft > housebreaking
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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John Irish , of the Parish of Sunbury , was indicted for breaking the House of John Bateman Esq ; and stealing thence 18 Pewter, Dishes, 4 Plates, and other Household Goods , on the 27th of April last. The Prosecutor's Servant swore, That the Buttery-Window was broke open, and the Goods taken away; and a Constable searching the Prisoner's House for other Goods, found those of the Prosecutor's. The Prisoner had nothing to say in his Defence, but a flat Denial of his having ever been at Sunbury; which not being satisfactory, he was found Guilty of Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]

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