William Haynes, Theft > burglary, 23rd April 1718.

Reference Number: t17180423-41
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Death
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William Haynes , of St. Katharine's , was indicted for breaking the House of Henry Fibb in the Night-time, and stealing Goods to the value of 40 s. the 14th of March last. It appeared that the Prosecutor's Shop was broken open a Hole being made through the Boards under the Window, and the Prisoner was seen by the Watch getting out at the Hole; but he espying them, sneaked in his Head, and was afterwards taken in the Shop and the Goods bundled up ready to carry away. The Prisoner had little to say in his Defence, the Jury found him guilty of the Indictment.( Death )

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