Old Bailey Proceedings.
7th April 1725
Reference Number: 17250407

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7th April 1725
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THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE KING'S Commission of the Peace, AND

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

On Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, being the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th Days of April, in the Eleventh Year of his MAJESTY's Reign.

BEFORE the Right Honourable Sir GEORGE MERTTINS , Knt. Lord Mayor of the City of London, Mr. Justice Tracy, Sir William Thompson , Kt. Recorder, John Raby Sergeant at Law, 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.

Emanuel Matthews ,

Nicolas Took ,

Gabriel Sleath ,

William Petly ,

Robert Pickard ,

Thomas Coombs ,

John Bissen ,

James Bains ,

Thomas Hulm ,

John Gibbs ,

Samuel Jackson ,

Edward Newton ,

The Middlesex Jury.

William Whitehurst ,

Joseph Wooton ,

John Walker ,

Benjamin Tyce ,

Richard Williams ,

Oaks Bickford ,

Richard James ,

Benjamin Harvey ,

John Mills ,

William Pritchard ,

Joseph White ,

Thomas Goreham .

The Proceedings were as follows, viz

Ruth Springthorp.
7th April 1725
Reference Numbert17250407-1
VerdictGuilty
SentenceTransportation

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Ruth Springthorp of Bishopsgate , was indicted for stealing a smock, and three Yards of Callico, the Goods of Deborah Waters , and a Handkerchief the Goods of Henry Cassel , on the 10th of March last. It appeared that the Prisoner was Servant to Henry cassel; and that on the Night in which she was to leave her Service, the Goods were found upon her, just as she was going away. Guilty . ( Transp .)

John Cole.
7th April 1725
Reference Numbert17250407-2
VerdictGuilty > theft under 40s
SentenceTransportation

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