GEORGE FRANCIS, MATILDA FRANCIS, Theft > simple larceny, 4th September 1834.

Reference Number: t18340904-253
Offence: Theft > simple larceny
Verdict: Guilty; Not Guilty
Punishment: No Punishment > sentence respited
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1473. GEORGE FRANCIS and MATILDA FRANCIS were again indicted for stealing, on the 14th of August , 1 chaise, value 30s. , the goods of John Corben .

JEMIMA AUSTIN . The prisoner, George Francis, came to me on the 14th of August, and asked me to hire a chaise- he said if I did, the baby I had in my arms should ride - he went with me as far as Mr. Corben's door - he put 2d. into my hand, and said, "Mind you have the chaise that I point out" - I hired the chaise, put my baby into it, and went to Pancras fields - he then told me to take my baby out, and he would put his sister in - he then ran away with it.

SUSAN CORBEN . I am the wife of John Corben. Austin hired the chaise of me - it has not been found.

GEORGE KEMP , When I took the prisoner, he said he got a chaise from this shop, and sold it for 3s. 6d.; but I could not find where - he sent me to one place, but that was not right.

GEORGE FRANCIS - GUILTY. Aged 11. Judgment Respited .

There was another indictment against the prisoner.

MATILDA FRANCIS - NOT GUILTY .


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