SOLOMON LYONS.
17th September 1817
Reference Numbert18170917-176
VerdictGuilty
SentenceTransportation

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1283. SOLOMON LYONS was indicted for stealing, on the 7th of July , one pocket-book, value 2d.; one 3s. token, one half-crown and 6s., the goods and monies of William Siggs , from the person of Ann, his wife .

ANN SIGGS . I am the wife of William Siggs , who is a green-grocer . On the 7th of July, about half-past seven o'clock in the morning, Lamborn asked me if I had lost any thing, I felt and missed my pocket-book, and saw it in his hand.

JOHN LAMBORN . I am a shoe-maker. I was in Newgate-market on Monday the 7th of July, about half-past seven o'clock in the morning, I saw the prisoner put his hand into Mrs. Siggs's pocket, and take the pocket-book out. I immediately secured him - He dropped it and I picked it up - I never let him go, but gave him in charge.

(Property produced and sworn to.)

GEORGE BOURY . I saw Lamborn seize the prisoner - He threw the pocket-book down.

Prisoner's Defence. I picked it up.

GUILTY . Aged 16.

Transported for Life .

London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.


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