WILLIAM EATON, Theft > grand larceny, 25th June 1788.

Reference Number: t17880625-35
Offence: Theft > grand larceny
Verdict: Guilty
Punishment: Transportation
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437. WILLIAM EATON was indicted for stealing, on the 14th of May , a Cheshire cheese, value 20 s. the property of Strother Allen .

The prisoner dropt the cheese in the presence of the prosecutor, and was soon afterwards taken by him.

(The prisoner called eight witnesses to his character.)

GUILTY .

Transported for seven years .

Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.


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