Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 05 February 2023), September 1772, trial of ANN WYE ABIGAL WYE (t17720909-53).

ANN WYE, ABIGAL WYE, Theft > grand larceny, Theft > receiving, 9th September 1772.

670, 671. (M.) ANN WYE , spinster , and ABIGAL WYE , spinster , were indicted, the first for stealing a gold ring, value 10 s. a quarter of a guinea, and 5 s. 6 d. in money, numbered, a linen cap, value 3 d. and a piece of linen, value 2 d. the property of George Rosewell , and the other for receiving the gold ring, well knowing it to have been stolen . *

Mary Rosewell deposed, that she lost the things mentioned in the indictment; that she suspected Ann Wye ; that she had her taken up, and she confessed that she had stole the things, and had given her sister Abigal the ring.

The prisoners said nothing in their defence.

Ann Wye , Guilty . T .

Abigal Wye, Acquitted .