WILLIAM HEYLAND.
23rd May 1792
Reference Numbert17920523-17
VerdictGuilty
SentenceImprisonment; Corporal > public whipping

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236. WILLIAM HEYLAND was indicted for stealing, on the 2d of April , a linen sheet, value 2 s. and a flannel petticoat value 6 d. the goods of Joseph Hudson .

MARY WRIGHT sworn.

I live with Mr. Hudson, in Berwick-street, Soho ; on Monday the second of April, I hung a linen sheet on the line in the yard, and a flannel petticoat; I went into the yard, and then I went on an errand; on my return I met the prisoner, he slipped out at the door; I went into the yard, and missed the sheet; I saw a bundle under his arm.

JONATHAN BRADLEY sworn.

On the second of April I was in possession of a house, No. 3, Husband-street, the prisoner came to that house, and asked for Mr. Francis; he said he had something to sell; I took it from him, and have kept it ever since.

MARY WRIGHT sworn.

The sheet is marked I. H. No. 6, (the petticoat and sheet deposed to).

ELIZABETH BRADLEY sworn.

This is my petticoat; my grandfather pays for my clothes; he paid for this petticoat.

GUILTY .

Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.

[Imprisonment. See summary.] [Whipping. See summary.]


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