Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 10 December 2022), July 1722, trial of Hannah Starky Hannah Norman , alias Smart (t17220704-59).

Hannah Starky, Hannah Norman, Theft > grand larceny, Theft > theft from a specified place, 4th July 1722.

Hannah Starky , (a Girl aged 10.) of St. Giles in the Fields , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Watch, value 7 l 2 Smocks, 4 s. a Sheet, Table-cloth, and other Things , the Goods of John Hoxly , on the 15th of June last. It appeared that the Prosecutor, in Charity, took the Girl out of the Street, and kept her as long as he could in his House; for in a few Days she run away with the Goods, and pawn'd the Watch for Liquors, to Charles Julian , at his Tent in Hyde Park. Guilty to the value of 10 d .

She was a 2d time Indicted, by the Name of Hannah Norman , alias Smart , of St. James Westminster , for feloniously stealing a pair of Bodice, value 5 s. and a Petticoat 2 s. the Goods of Ann Harding , on the 5th of May last. It appeared the prisoner lay with the Prosecutor's Daughter, took away the Goods, and pawn'd 'em to Thomas Clark for half a Crown. Guilty to the value of 10 d .

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