Old Bailey Proceedings.
16th January 1748
Reference Number: 17480116

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16th January 1748
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THE Short-Hand Writer having omitted to take the several Questions put to the Witnesses, with their Answers in the Words they were deliver'd, that Defect cannot now be supply'd.

But we having perus'd the following Tryals do certify, that the Substance of the Evidence given by the several Witnesses is faithfully taken. And that upon the whole, this Account of the Proceedings under the Commissions is in Substance true.




THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS ON THE Special Commissions of OYER and TERMINER and Goal Delivery, FOR THE County of SUSSEX,

HELD AT CHICHESTER, the 16th, 17th, and 18th Days of January last;

BEFORE THE Hon. Mr. Justice FOSTER, Mr Baron CLIVE , and Mr Justice BIRCH;

CONTAINING The Trials of William Jackson , William Carter , Benjamin Tapner , John Cobby , John Hammond , Richard Mills , sen. and Richard Mills , jun. his Son, for the Murder of William Gally and Daniel Chater .

To which is added, An APPENDIX, Containing an authentick Account of the Behaviour of the several Malefactors, before and at the Place of Execution.


Printed for C. DAVIS, in Holborn; A. MILLAR, in the Strand; and M. COOPER, in Pater-noster-Row. 1749.

[Price One Shilling and Sixpence.]


Special Commissions of Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery, for the County of Sussex, held at Chichester, &c.

ON Monday the 16th of January, 1748. The Commission was opened, and the Commissioners Names called over, of whom were present,

His Grace the Duke of RICHMOND,

The Honourable

Mr Justice Foster,

Mr Baron Clive ,

Mr Justice Birch.

Sir Richard Mill ,

Sir Cecil Bishop ,

Sir Hutchins Williams ,


John Butler ,

Robert Bull ,


Sir John Miller , Bart. Foreman,

Sir Matthew Fetherston-haugh , Bart.

Sir Thomas Ridge , Knt.

John Page ,

George Bramstone ,

William Battine ,

John Winker ,

Edward Trednost ,

William Winker ,

Samuel Blunt ,

William Pool ,

Perkham Williams ,

Thomas Bettesworth Bilson ,

Thomas Phipps ,


William Mitford ,

James Goble ,

John Cheal ,

William Leeves ,

Richard Nash ,

Thomas Fowler ,