Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 20 February 2019), January 1703, trial of Richard Cheyney (t17030115-38).

Richard Cheyney, Theft > pocketpicking, 15th January 1703.

Richard Cheyney , of the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields , was indicted for secretly Taking a Silver-hilted Sword , on the first of July last, the Goods of a Person unknown. The Evidence said, That he could not be positive the Prisoner was the Person; the Jury acquitted him.