Ann Lloyd.
11th October 1721
Reference Numbert17211011-39
VerdictGuilty
SentenceDeath

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Ann Lloyd , of St. Bartholomew the Less , was indicted for feloniously stealing half a yard of Holland value 1 s. a suit of Headclothes value 2 s. a Guinea and 4 l. 6 s. in Money number'd, the Goods and Money of William Brittain , in the Dwelling House of the said William Brittain , on the 4th of this Instant October . it appeared that the Prisoner was the Prose

cutor's Servant , who missing his Money out of his Breeches several times, one Night rose out of Bed and told it over, and the next Morning mist a Guinea and Half a Crown; and acquainting his Wife therewith the went up to see if it was not dropt out of his Pocket about the Room, but not finding it there, lockt into the Prisoner's Box wheresthe sound 3 l. 10 s. wrapt up in the Holland mentioned in the Indictment, which she had cut off from a piece her Mistress had; then the came down and acquainted her Husband with it, who lookt in a Bag of Money he had by him of above 60 l. which he had told over the Night before and mist that Sum, whereupon they called in 2 or 3 Neighbours and charged the Prisoner with it, who confessed that she took the Money found in her Box out of her Master's Bag, and pull'd a Guinea and half a Crown out of her Bosom which she had taken out of his Pocket, and 13 s. 6 d. and gave it to them. saying it was their Money. Her Confession before the Justice was read in Court. The Jury found her Guilty . Death .


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