HANNAH WILSON, MARTHA BURKITT.
30th August 1786
Reference Numbert17860830-63
VerdictNot Guilty; Guilty
SentenceTransportation

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723. HANNAH WILSON and MARTHA BURKITT were indicted for feloniously stealing, one handkerchief, value 1 s. one rule, value 6 d. and six shillings , the property of Samuel Munday .

The prosecutor caught the prisoner Burkitt's hand in his pocket, and pulling her hand out, he was knocked down by a man; the other prisoner only stood by, and attempted to pull Burkitt from the prosecutor.

Joshua Jones , a Watchman, saw the prisoner Burkitt drop the handkerchief, and found on the prisoner Wilson, six shillings and ninepence farthing; the prisoner denied it.

HANNAH WILSON , NOT GUILTY .

MARTHA BURKITT , GUILTY .

Transported for seven years .

Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.


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