Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 09 December 2023), December 1790, trial of STEPHEN SUFFIELD (t17901208-29).

STEPHEN SUFFIELD, Theft > grand larceny, 8th December 1790.

29. STEPHEN SUFFIELD was indicted for stealing, on the 8th of November last, one half-crown, value 2 s. 6 d. and three halfpence , the monies of James Field .

The prosecutor slept with the prisoner and two other men; and he marked a half-crown,having lost some money before; the half-crown was found the next morning in the lining of the prisoner's coat.

Serjeant Wiredrawer gave the prisoner a good character.


Fined 1 s. and imprisoned one month .

Tried by the second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice BULLER.