Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 13 December 2019), April 1786, trial of ANN the wife of WILLIAM DAVIS (t17860426-119).

ANN WILLIAM DAVIS, Theft > grand larceny, 26th April 1786.

440. ANN the wife of WILLIAM DAVIS was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 27th day of April , eight pair of silk stockings, value 8s. the property of James Atkinson .

The prisoner was taken close to the house with the stockings upon her.

GUILTY .

To be transported for seven years .

Tried by the London Jury before Mr. Baron EYRE .