Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 29 January 2023), January 1723, trial of John Watkins (t17230116-19).

John Watkins, Theft > grand larceny, 16th January 1723.

John Watkins , of the Parish of St. Buttolp's Billinsgate , was indicted for feloniously stealing a Basket of Raisins, value 8 s. the Goods of Benjamin Longuet and Mark Weyland , the 6th of December last. It appear'd by the Evidence, That the Prisoner took the Basket from a Heap that lay upon the Wharf. The Fact being plainly prov'd the Jury found him guilty . Transportation .