Lydia Pinloe.
16th January 1723
Reference Numbert17230116-26
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s

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Lydia Pinloe , of the Parish of St. Brides , was indicted for privately stealing a Diamond Ring, value 4 l. the Property of Samuel Snelling , in the Dwelling-House of Thomas Bibb , the 27th of September last. It appear'd by the Evidence, that the Prisoner having been Servant to the Prosecutor, took an Opportunity to steal the Ring. The Prisoner confess'd the Fact when she was committed, and the next Day after the Ring was sent to him, but he knew not by whom it was sent. The Prisoner deny'd the Stealing of the Ring, but said she found the Ring sweeping the Door, and put it in her Box, not knowing it was of any value. The Jury found her guilty to the value of 10 d. Transportation .

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