Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 7.2, 18 October 2017), January 1717, trial of Thomas Whitehead John Young (t17170111-41).

Thomas Whitehead, John Young, Theft > grand larceny, 11th January 1717.

Thomas Whitehead , and John Young , of St. Martin's in the Fields , were indicted for stealing a Dimity Pocket, value 2 d. two Iron Keys, Three Shillings in Mony, a Handkerchief, and some other Things from Mary Burt , on the 13th of October last. The Prosecutor depos'd her Pocket was pull'd from her in Long Acre. James Jackson depos'd, he and John Young did the Fact, but the Prisoner was 10 Yards off when it was done. So the Jury acquitted him.