<!-- © 2003-2008 Old Bailey Proceedings Online -->
<div0 id="17890909" type="sessionsPaper" fragment="yes">
<div1 type="trialAccount" id="t17890909-103">
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178909090118"/>
<xptr type="preceedingDiv" divtype="trialAccount" id="t17890909-102"/>
<xptr type="followingDiv" divtype="trialAccount" id="t17890909-104"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103" type="collection" value="BAILEY"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103" type="year" value="1789"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103" type="uri" value="sessionsPapers/17890909"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103" type="date" value="17890909"/>
<join result="criminalCharge" id="t17890909-103-off516-c703" targOrder="Y" targets="t17890909-103-defend903 t17890909-103-off516 t17890909-103-verdict518"/>
<persName id="t17890909-103-defend903" type="defendantName"> ROSE FLOOD
<interp inst="t17890909-103-defend903" type="surname" value="FLOOD"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103-defend903" type="given" value="ROSE"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103-defend903" type="gender" value="female"/> </persName> was indicted for
<rs id="t17890909-103-off516" type="offenceDescription">
<interp inst="t17890909-103-off516" type="offenceCategory" value="theft"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103-off516" type="offenceSubcategory" value="grandLarceny"/> feloniously stealing, on the
<rs id="t17890909-103-cd517" type="crimeDate">14th day of August</rs>
<join result="offenceCrimeDate" targOrder="Y" targets="t17890909-103-off516 t17890909-103-cd517"/> last, one blue linen apron, value 6 d. and one linen table-cloth, value 13 d. </rs> the property of
<persName id="t17890909-103-victim905" type="victimName"> William Connell
<interp inst="t17890909-103-victim905" type="surname" value="Connell"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103-victim905" type="given" value="William"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103-victim905" type="gender" value="male"/>
<join result="offenceVictim" targOrder="Y" targets="t17890909-103-off516 t17890909-103-victim905"/> </persName> .</p>
<persName id="t17890909-103-person906"> WILLIAM CONNELL
<interp inst="t17890909-103-person906" type="surname" value="CONNELL"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103-person906" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103-person906" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn.</p>
<p>I know the prisoner; she lived in my house; she came to lodge there on the 2d of August; on the 16th, I missed a tablecloth and other articles, out of my bed-chamber; I saw it there the day before, on the table, about three in the afternoon; I missed it the next morning; I suspected her for it; and asked her about it; and she denied it; on the Monday, I enquired in her name, at Mr. Jones's, the pawnbroker's, about three doors off; I asked him if such a thing was pawned on the Saturday, between six and seven; I saw the table-cloth; I told him to look back to the 2d of August, in his books; for I had missed several things between the 2d and that time; I missed a blue apron on the 11th; I never saw that again; the other articles are in another indictment.</p>
<p>Prisoner. Did I take it out of the dining room? - She was in there, cleaning the dining room out that day.</p>
<persName id="t17890909-103-person907"> WILLIAM JONES
<interp inst="t17890909-103-person907" type="surname" value="JONES"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103-person907" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>
<interp inst="t17890909-103-person907" type="gender" value="male"/> </persName> sworn.</p>
<p>I am a pawn-broker, at No. 95, Rosemary-lane; the prisoner pawned a tablecloth with me; I have it here; she pawned it in the name of Rose Flood.</p>
<p>(Mr. Connell deposes to the table-cloth.)</p>
<p>Jones. She pawned it for 13 d.</p>
<p>I bought it in Rosemary-lane.</p>
<rs id="t17890909-103-verdict518" type="verdictDescription">
<interp inst="t17890909-103-verdict518" type="verdictCategory" value="guilty"/> GUILTY </rs>.</p>
<rs id="t17890909-103-punish519" type="punishmentDescription">
<interp inst="t17890909-103-punish519" type="punishmentCategory" value="transport"/>
<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="t17890909-103-defend903 t17890909-103-punish519"/> Transported for seven years </rs>.</p>
<p>Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice GROSE.</p> </div1></div0>

View as Text