Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 22 March 2023), April 1719, trial of Winifred Haynes (t17190408-31).

Winifred Haynes, Theft > other, 8th April 1719.

Winifred Haynes of St. Martins in the Fields was indicted for feloniously stealing 8 Shirts,13 Turnovers and 3 long Neckcloaths , from Isabella Sutherland the 4th of March last. It appeared that, the Prisoner had been the Prosecutor's Weekly Servant 3 or 4 Years, and that she took the Goods and pawned them, and owning where she had pawned them her Mistress had them again; that she confest it before the Justice. The Prisoner in her defence said that she did not design to steal them, but intended to redeem them and bring them again. The Jury found her Guilty to the value of 4 s.10 d. Transportation .