Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 05 August 2021), September 1792, trial of JOHN WILLIAMS (t17920912-82).

JOHN WILLIAMS, Theft > grand larceny, 12th September 1792.

440. JOHN WILLIAMS was indicted for stealing, on the 3d of September two pint pewter pot, value 1 s. the property of Benjamin Powers .

The pots were taken on the prisoner.

Prisoner. Necessity urged me.

GUILTY .

Whipped , and imprisoned one Months .

Tried by the London Jury, before Mr. RECORDER.