John Williams, John Tomson, Theft > burglary, 18th February 1691.

Reference Number: t16910218-34
Offence: Theft > burglary
Verdict: Guilty; Not Guilty
Punishment: Death
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John Williams and John Tomson , were both tryed for Felony and Burglary, Williams as Principal and Tomson as Accessory, in breaking the House of George Turner , on the 8th of October last, together with one Tovey and one Jordan not taken, and taking away a Table Book, value 10 s. a Box, value 40 s. a Trunk, value 2 s. 6 d. a pair of Ear-rings, value 50 s, two little Dyamond Pins, value 50 s. a Gold Ring, value 50 s. a Gold

Watch with a Chain, value 20 l. two Pictures, value 30 l. a Brest Jewel, value 100 l. the Goods of Charles Seward , Esq. and 11 l. 2 s. and 9 d. in Mony. The Evidence said, That Williams confest it before the Justice, though he denied it at his Tryal; yet the Information was Read to Court, under his hand, which set forth, That he, with one Tho. Turner and Tho. Noon, did Rob the House of the aforesaid, Turner and carried a-away the Goods: so Williams was found Guilty of Felony and Burglary; but Tomson was Discharged .

[Death. See summary.]


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