Old Bailey Proceedings.
30th May 1745
Reference Number: 17450530

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30th May 1745
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THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery FOR THE CITY of LONDON; And also the Goal Delivery for the County of MIDDLESEX,

HELD AT JUSTICE-HALL in the OLD-BAILEY, On THURSDAY the 30th, and FRIDAY the 31st of May,

In the 18th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign.

BEING THE Fifth SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the

Right Honble Henry Marshall , Esq; LORD-MAYOR of the CITY of LONDON.

NUMBER V.

LONDON:

Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1745.

[Price Six-pence.]

THE PROCEEDINGS ON THE

King's Commissions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Goal Delivery held for the City of London, &c.

BEFORE the Right Honourable HENRY MARSHALL , Esq; Lord-Mayor of the City of London, Mr. Justice ABNEY, Mr. Baron CLARKE . Sir SIMON URLIN , Knt. Recorder, and others of His Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer for the City of London, and Justices of Goal-Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City, and County of Middlesex.

London Jury.

John Rutt ,

John Chester ,

Anthony Wilkinson ,

William Smith ,

Richard Scrooby ,

John Brush ,

Ebenezer Gardner ,

Thomas Train ,

Thomas Reeve ,

Christopher Redshaw ,

Edward Oseland ,

William Slater .

Middlesex Jury.

Benjamin Goodwin ,

William Foster ,

William Thoyts ,

William Steele ,

Robert Theodorick ,

Thomas Smith ,

Edward Gatton ,

Enoch Grigg ,

Edward Brayne ,

John Bartholomew ,

Edward Grange ,

William Bryan .

Edward Hill.
30th May 1745
Reference Numbert17450530-1
VerdictNot Guilty

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256. + Edward Hill* , of St. Luke's , was indicted for stealing a silver tankard, value 8 l. the property of Thomas Ellis , in his dwelling-house , March 4 .

*He was tried last December Sessions (with his son John Hill, who was then capitally convicted, and since executed) upon indictments for highway robberies, and acquitted. See Sessions Paper, Part I. Page 8. Trial 24. Page 9. Trial 27. and Page 10. Trial 29.

Thomas Ellis . I keep a publick house at the sign of the White Hart in Golden Lane ; on the fourth of March the Prisoner was at my house, and I lost a silver tankard.

Q. What time did you lose it?

Ellis. At night; the Prisoner came in the morning, and staid till night.

Q. Was the tankard delivered to the P