Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 22 March 2023), July 1719, trial of Elizabeth Curry (t17190708-19).

Elizabeth Curry, Theft > grand larceny, 8th July 1719.

Elizabeth Curry , of St. Dunstan at Stepney , was indicted for stealing a Silk Scarf value 8 s. the Goods of Henry Atwood , on the 12th of June last. The Prisoner came to the Prosecutors Shop for a Halfpenny-worth of Small Beer, and took the Scarf; her Confession before the Justice was read in Court, and the Jury found her Guilty to the value of 10 d. Transportation .