Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 02 April 2023), January 1700, trial of Robert Collins (t17000115-44).

Robert Collins, Theft > burglary, 15th January 1700.

Robert Collins , of the Parish of St. Pauls Covent Garden , was Indicted for Felony and Burglary, for breaking the House of Gerrard Kerby , on the 19th. of December last, and taking thence 4 pewter Pots, and 20 l. Weight of Beef , the Goods were found hid in a Feather-bed in the Prisoners Lodging; he denied the Fact, saying, He found them in a Sack in the Street, and brought them home to his Lodging; but that did not avail him, the Jury found him Guilty of the Felony, and Acquitted him of the Burglary .

[Branding. See summary.]