28th October 1820
Reference Numbert18201028-145
SentenceCorporal > public whipping

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1372. ROBERT NEWSHAM was indicted for stealing, on the 26th of October , one saw, value 5 s. and one plane, value 2 s. , the goods of William Cadham .

WILLIAM CADHAM . I am a carpenter . I was working at Furnival's Inn . I left work at half-past five o'clock, and at half-past seven, I found the prisoner in custody with my tools - he had been painting there eight or ten days before.

WILLIAM SIMPSON . I am a porter of Furnival's Inn. About half-past seven o'clock the prisoner passed the lodge, and stooped down as if to conceal himself. I followed him to Ely-place, and there secured him. I found the saw and plane under his clothes.

(Property produced and sworn to.)

GUILTY . Aged 23.

Publicly Whipped , and Discharged.

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.

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