5th April 1832
Reference Numbert18320405-249
VerdictGuilty; Guilty
SentenceTransportation; Imprisonment

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1052. THOMAS LAWRENCE and ROBERT TAYLOR were indicted for stealing, on the 2nd of March , 1 stove, value 10s., the goods of John Povey ; and that Lawrence had been before convicted of felony .

GEORGE MACKENTILL . I live in Oxford-market . I was opposite Mr. Poney's shop, who is an ironmonger , on the 2nd of March, and saw the prisoners there; they each of them took hold of an end of this stove, and carried it off - I followed, and took them with it; I held them till the prosecutor and the officer came.

GEORGE HOBBY . I am a Police-constable. I took the prisoners into custody - this stove stood by their side.

JOHN POVEY . This stove is mine.

WILLIAM JAMIESON . I am a constable of St. Pancras. I have a certificate of the former conviction of Lawrence, by the name of John Lawrence; I was a witness, and know he is the man - (read.).


Transported for Seven Years .

TAYLOR - GUILTY . Aged 21.

Confined Three Months .

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