Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 02 July 2022), June 1714, trial of William Walker (t17140630-69).

William Walker, Theft > theft from a specified place, 30th June 1714.

William Walker (a Boy ) of the Parish of St. Andrew Holborn , was indicted for stealing a Satin Gown and other Goods, out of the House of Tho. Robson , on the 29th of June . Mrs Robson swore the Goods were taken away; and another Witness, That seeing the Prisoner with a Bundle under his Arm, he suspected him, and [Text unreadable in original.] him a little while, talking with him, and at length [Text unreadable in original.] of him, and had him back again, when he cry'd [Text unreadable in original.] which were own'd by the Prosecutor, and sworn in the Court; whereupon he was found guilty to the value of 10 d.

[Whipping. See summary.]