Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 25 May 2018), January 1739, trial of William Lyford John Matthews Elizabeth Busco (t17390117-36).

William Lyford, John Matthews, Elizabeth Busco, Theft > shoplifting, Theft > receiving, 17th January 1739.

112, 113, 114. William Lyford was indicted for stealing 10 Pieces of Damask, val. 20 s. the Goods of John Haines , 11 Peices of Ducape, val. 12 s the Goods of Flora Shaw , in the Shop of John Bunting , Jan. 12.

And John Matthews and Elizabeth Busco for receiving the same, knowing them to be stole .

Lyford Guilty 4 s. 10 d . Matthews and Busco Guilty .

[Transportation. See summary.]