Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 17 August 2018), August 1700, trial of Elizabeth Hurd (t17000828-15).

Elizabeth Hurd, Theft > pocketpicking, Theft > grand larceny, 28th August 1700.

Elizabeth Hurd , of the Parish of St. Stephen Coleman-street , was Indicted for privately stealing a Watch with a Shagreen Case, value 4 l. on the 25th of July last, the Goods of Thomas Spikeman . The Evidence against her not being sufficient to Convict her she was Acquitted .

She was a second time Indicted for feloniously stealing 6 Yards of Silver, and 17 Yards of Gold Lace , the Goods of Thomas Cage , on the 22d of August last. But the Evidence likewise not being sufficient to Convict her she was Acquitted .