Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 08 August 2022), January 1776, trial of ABRAHAM SUTLIFT WILLIAM ANTRIM WILLIAM BRADSHAW (t17760109-45).

ABRAHAM SUTLIFT, WILLIAM ANTRIM, WILLIAM BRADSHAW, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 9th January 1776.

172, 173, 174. ABRAHAM SUTLIFT , WILLIAM ANTRIM , and WILLIAM BRADSHAW were indicted for feloniously making an assault in the king's highway in and upon James Nevill , with intent the goods and monies of the said James to steal, against the statute , November 27th .

"The prosecutor being sworn deposed,

"that he was stopped near Tottenham Court

"Road on the 27th of November, about five

"in the evening, by three men, who demanded

"his money; he said the persons who assaulted

"him were like the persons at the bar,

"but was not able to speak positively."

ALL THREE NOT GUILTY .

Tried by the First Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.