Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 08 August 2022), May 1744, trial of Elizabeth Phillips (t17440510-24).

Elizabeth Phillips, Theft > grand larceny, 10th May 1744.

272. Elizabeth Phillips , was indicted for stealing a cloth coat, valu e 4 s. the goods of Charles Kettree , April 25 .

Charles Kettree . I lost a coat, and went to seek for it in Rosemary Lane, and I found it in Rag Fair about three quarters of an hour after I lost it. I secured the woman who had it, and she said she had it of the Prisoner to sell, and was to have three pence for selling it. The Prisoner was then in the cage, and I charged an officer with her. Acquitted .