Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 05 October 2022), December 1691, trial of Robert Chatfield John Beamore, alias Pemore (t16911209-17).

Robert Chatfield, John Beamore, Theft > animal theft, 9th December 1691.

Robert Chatfield and John Beamore, alias Pemore , were both Indicted for stealing a Barrow Hog, value 20 s. a Sow value 20 s. on the 9th. of November last, the Goods of Simon Newel ; Mr. Newel said that he lost 9. Hogs in all, which were stole out of his Yard, at Hornchurch in Essex ; and afterwards he found them all again, where the Prisoner had sold them, and they were taken as they were driving some of the Hogs along the Road, the Prisoners could not gainsay it, so they were both found Guilty of Felony.