Old Bailey Proceedings.
27th February 1723
Reference Number: 17230227

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Old Bailey Proceedings front matter. William Green.
27th February 1723
Reference Numberf17230227-1

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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 Bailey.

On Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, being the 27th and 28th of February, and the 1st and 2d of March, in the Ninth Year of His MAJESTY's Reign,

BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir GERARD CONYERS , Knight, Lord Mayor of the City of London; Mr. Baron Gilbert , Mr. Justice Powis, and Mr. Justice Denton; John Raby , Esquire, Deputy-Recorder, and several of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the City of London and County of Middlesex.

The JURORS were as followeth.

The London Jury.

Ralph Stirrup ,

James Bull ,

William Green ,

Richard Hartland ,

Henry Brookhouse ,

John White ,

John Hodgson ,

John Belcher ,

Isaac Stanton ,

Valentine Grimstead ,

Thomas Bowles ,

John Pain .

The Middlesex Jury.

Abraham Harrison ,

Nathaniel Chandler ,

Thomas Philips ,

Benjamin Forster ,

Robert Chad ,

John Forth ,

John Martin ,

Richard Dowdswell ,

Thomas Barnet ,

John Philips ,

Matthew Thompson ,

John Allen .

The Proceedings were as followeth, viz.

William Anderson.
27th February 1723
Reference Numbert17230227-1
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceTransportation

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William Anderson , of the Parish of St. Mildred Poultry , was indicted for privately stealing a Silk Handkerchief, value one Shilling, from the Person of Thomas Jewson , the 26th of January last. The Prosecutor depos'd, That as he was passing along the Street, about Seven a Clock in the Evening, the Prisoner passing by him, he perceived him to put his Hand into his Pocket: he missing his Handkerchief, laid hold of the Prisoner, upon which, he threw down about Ten or a Dozen Handkerchiefs, which a Woman came and catch'd up; and he laying hold of them, got four of them from her. The Prisoner deny'd the Fact, but the Evidence being plain, the Jury found him guilty to the Value of 10 d. Transportation .

John Robinson.
27th February 1723
Reference Numbert17230227-2
VerdictGuilty > theft under 1s
SentenceTransportation

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