26th May 1819
Reference Numbert18190526-22
VerdictGuilty; Guilty

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790. HENRY JOHNSON and JOHN OWEN were indicted for stealing, on the 30th of April , one pail, value 1 s.; one copper kettle, value 2 s.; one saucepan, value 1 s., and one sack, value 3 s. , the goods of Thomas Weekley .

THOMAS WEEKLEY . I am a gardener , and live at Shepherd's Bush . On the 1st of May, about half-past four o'clock in the morning, I missed these things out of my garden; they were safe the night before.

RICHARD LIMBRICK . I am an officer. On the 1st of May, between two and three o'clock in the morning, I met the prisoners at Kensington Gravel-pits; Johnson had the sack with the kettle and saucepan, and Owen had the pail; they said they bought them at Paddington the day before, and had used them at the fair. Johnson said the sack belonged to Owen - Owen said there was no name on it. I found the prosecutor's name written on it in large characters.

(Property produced and sworn to.)

OWEN'S Defence. I overtook Johnson with them.

JOHNSON - GUILTY . Aged. 23.

OWEN - GUILTY . Aged 22.

Transported for Seven Years .

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Baron Garrow .

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