Old Bailey Proceedings.
6th September 1753
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6th September 1753
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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 6th, Friday the 7th, Saturday the 8th, and Monday the 10th of September,

In the 27th Year of His MAJESTY's Reign, BEING THE Seventh SESSIONS in the MAYORALTY of the Right Honble Sir CRISP GASCOYNE, Knt. LORD-MAYOR of the CITY of LONDON.

NUMBER VII.

LONDON:

Printed, and sold by M. COOPER, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row. 1753.

[Price Four-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 Sir CRISP GASCOYNE, Knt. Lord-Mayor of the City of London, the Right Hon. the Lord Chief Justice WILLES, *, WILLIAM MORETON , Esq; ++, Recorder, and other of His Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer of the City of London, and Justices of Goal-Delivery of Newgate, holden for the said City and County of Middlesex.

N. B. * ++ direct to the Judge before whom the Prisoner was tried. L. M. by which Jury.

London Jury.

Robert Groom ,

John Trimmer ,

Joseph Tenniswood ,

Richard Graham ,

John Allen ,

Henry Bland ,

William Remnant ,

William Champion ,

Barnard Townsend ,

Bartholomew Pain ,

John Merry ,

Samuel Watlington .

Middlesex Jury.

Ralph Marsh ,

William Hawkins ,

Daniel Weedon ,

Henry Hewitt , *

* John Clark was sworn in part of the time, in the room of Henry Hewitt.

Thomas Nicoll , jun.

Joseph Finch ,

Isaac Memelin ,

Henry Bristow ,

Thomas Walter ,

John Briant ,

John Haley ,

Thomas Lightwood .

John Gumbleton.
6th September 1753
Reference Numbert17530906-1
VerdictNot Guilty

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372. (L.) John Gumbleton , was indicted for stealing one linnen handkerchief, val. 2 s. the goods of Richard Salvay , Esq; privately from his person . ++.

Richard Salvay . About 11 at night, as I was going home by the watch-house in Leadenhall-street, I heard somebody behind me say, You dog, what do you want to follow that gentleman; you mean no good. I turn'd about, and saw John Grant had hold on the prisoner by the arm; the prisoner was standing in a posture up against the wall, as though he was making water. Mr. Grant told me, he had observed him to follow me up some part of Gracechurch-street , and by what he observ'd he thought he intended to pick my pocket. I put my hand into my pocket, and missed my handkerchief, I charg'd the boy with it, who said, he had not got it. We were then a little from the place where Mr. Grant had first hold on him against the wall, to whic