Margaret Jones, Theft > theft from a specified place, 13th July 1715.

Reference Number: t17150713-46
Offence: Theft > theft from a specified place
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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Margaret Jones , of the Parish of St. Giles in the fields , was indicted for stealing a Silver Cup, value 45 s. and a Silver Watch, value 20 s. the Goods of Jonathan Chaloner , out of the Dwelling-house of Robert Legg , on the 16th of June last. A Witness swore, That while she was in a fore Room, she heard a Noise in the back Chamber, and turning about saw the Prisoner coming out; whereupon examining her, she pretended to ask for one Hodgson; but upon search the Goods were found upon her. She had nothing to say in her Defence, and was found Guilty of the indictment.

[Death. See summary.]

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