Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 21 October 2020), May 1782, trial of CHRISTOPHER WELCH (t17820515-49).

CHRISTOPHER WELCH, Theft > grand larceny, 15th May 1782.

395. CHRISTOPHER WELCH was indicted for stealing 40 lb. of lead, value 6 s. the property of Ralph Clay , May the 11th .

(The lead was affixed to the freehold; but it not being charged in the indictment according to the statute, the prisoner was found

NOT GUILTY .

Tried by the First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. RECORDER.