H - G -, William Hitchcock.
23rd February 1698
Reference Numbert16980223-66
VerdictGuilty > lesser offence

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H - G - and William Hitchcock , were Indicted, for that they with one John Thompson not taken, did on the 10th of Nov. steal from William Wooliston one Silver Watch value 3 l. from the body of Jane Wooliston his Wife . It appeared Mrs. Wooliston having business at the King's Bench in Westminster was shuffed up close by the Prisoners, Thompson, and another; the latter of which deposed that he pickt her Pocket of the Watch, which they pawn'd for 12 s. and shared the Money, and afterwards offered to sell it. But Mrs. Woolision not appearing to Swear to her Pockets being pickt, and it not being clearly proved against the Prisoners, they were found Guilty of Felony only .

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