3rd April 1816
Reference Numbert18160403-104
VerdictGuilty > theft under 40s

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390. PHILIP STREET was indicted for burglariously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of Sampson Eardly Eardly esq about the hour of ten on the night of the 18th of February , with intent to steal, and for burglariously stealing therein. four saddle-cloths, value 6s. two rubbers, value 2s, and one sheet, value 5s. his property; and seven pairs of stockings, value 9s. three handkerchiefs, value 4s. three shirts, value 12s, and two pairs of drawers, value 5s. the property of Edward Parsons .

EDWARD PARSONS . I am groom to Mr. Eardly, who lives at No.27, Baker-street . I sleep over the stables, and there is an internal communation from the dwelling-house to the stables. On the 18th of February, I secured the stables at about five o'clock in the evening, it was not dark then. On my returning about half past eight, I saw the stable door about half open; on my going in, I missed the property in the indictment.

EDWARD HUTCHINS. I know no more than the prisoner lodged in my house, and I shewed the officer to his room.

SAMUEL WILLIAM PYALL . I am a constable of Mary-bone parish. I went to the prisoner's apartment, and found a sheet marked E.E. 12 three white handkerchiefs, marked E.P. 10 three shirts, all marked E.P. and two pairs of drawers, with no mark; I also found two pick-lock keys, and two crow bars.

(Property produced, and sworn to.)


Of stealing to the amount of 39s. only, but not of the burglary .

First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.

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