Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 08 August 2022), February 1697, trial of Sarah New (t16970224-55).

Sarah New, Theft > grand larceny, 24th February 1697.

Sarah New , of the Parish of Whitechappel , was Indicted for feloniously stealing 70 Yards of Ribbon, value 20 s. the Goods of Abraham Cockerey . It appeared to be a malicious Indictment and that the Fact had been committed about 3 Years since, and within the benefit of the Late Act , the Jury acquitted her.