Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 23 May 2018), June 1788, trial of ANN BRADY (t17880625-34).

ANN BRADY, Theft > grand larceny, 25th June 1788.

436. ANN BRADY was indicted for stealing, on the 26th of May , one linen work-bag, value 1 d. one half crown, one French half crown, and five shillings , the property of William Mather .

The prisoner came to live servant with the prosecutor, on the 22d of May, from a register office; on the 26th the prisoner was seen at the prosecutor's desk, and the money was afterwards found in the prisoner's box, in a housewife of Mrs. Mather's; Jane Evans saw the prisoner at the desk; the desk was open, which the prosecutor's wife was quite sure she locked and put the key in her pocket.

GUILTY .

Transported for seven years .

Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.