Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 7.2, 21 February 2018), June 1788, trial of ALEXANDER CONCHER WILLIAM GRAVELEY THOMAS CRAIG (t17880625-33).

ALEXANDER CONCHER, WILLIAM GRAVELEY, THOMAS CRAIG, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 25th June 1788.

435. ALEXANDER CONCHER , WILLIAM GRAVELEY , and THOMAS CRAIG were indicted for feloniously assaulting James Reckshaw , on the king's highway, on the 7th of June , and putting him in fear, and taking from his person, and against his will, one yard, three quarters, and three nails of woollen cloth, value 33 s. one half crown, one shilling, and five halfpence , his property.

It appearing from the evidence, that the prosecutor was too much intoxicated to be positive to any of the prisoners, they were all three ACQUITTED .

Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.