Old Bailey Proceedings.
11th January 1717
Reference Number: 17170111

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11th January 1717
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THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING's Commission of the Peace, AND

Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery of Newgate, held for the CITY of London, and COUNTY of Middlesex, at Justice-Hall in the Old Bayly,


Friday, Saturday, and Monday, being the 11th, 12th, and 14th of this Instant January 1716/17 In the Third Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.

BEfore the Right Hon. Sir JAMES BATEMAN , Kt. and Bart. Lord-Mayor of the City of London; the Lord Chief Baron Bury ; Mr. Justice Pratt, and sir William Thompson , Kt. Recorder, and Several of It is Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the City of London, and County of Middlesex.

The Jurors Names were as followeth:

London Jury.

Robert Brooks

Jos Gaywood

Thomas Forsit


Richard Chadwick

Joseph Bowler

Robert Hoffman

William Polliday

Thomas Speakman

Richard Farmer

Williams Hopkins

Williams Johnson

Middlesex Jury.

Edward Boswell

John Parsons

Thomas Ingram

Richard Adams

Joseph Davenish

Henry Argus

Richard Williams

William Diston

Henry Vaughan

John Harris

Robert Chad

Charles Russell .

The Proceedings were as followeth:

George Robinson.
11th January 1717
Reference Numbert17170111-1
SentenceMiscellaneous > branding

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George Robinson alias Pool , of London, was indicted for feloniously stealing an Iron Stow, val. 11 s. the Property of Richard Walker , the 31st of December last. The Prosecutor depos'd, he saw the Prisoner take the Stow from off his Stall and put it into a Bag, and carry it away upon his Shoulder. The Prisoner in his Defence said, that he seeing the Stow standing in an Alley, took it up. But this Excuse did not avail, but that the Jury brought him in Guilty of the indictment.

[Branding. See summary.]

Margaret Wells.
11th January 1717
Reference Numbert17170111-2
VerdictGuilty > lesser offence
SentenceMiscellaneous > branding

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