Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 29 September 2022), February 1690, trial of William Harvey (t16900226-2).

William Harvey, Theft > burglary, 26th February 1690.

William Harvey was Indicted for Felony and Burglary, in breaking the House of John Page of Harrow on the Hill , on the 28th of February last, taking away one Silver Tankard, value 7l. and 40s. in mony, &c. The Evidence deposed, That his House was broke open in the Night, and his Goods taken away, and that the Prisoner was one of the Seven men that came into the House and was taken in a Field as he was making away, and the Tankard, and a R try, was found lying in a Hedg near the place where the Prisoner was taken, all which he owned, when taken, viz. that there were Six Men besides himself, some of which dwelt in Drury Lane, and St. Giles's. The Prisoner said, That he came by chance to Harrow, and hearing a Gun go off, went to help to apprehend the Thieves, but that did not avail him, he being an old Offender, upon the whole he was found guilty of Felony and Burglary.

[Death. See summary.]