Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 03 March 2021), February 1793, trial of JAMES NEW (t17930220-54).

JAMES NEW, Theft > theft from a specified place, 20th February 1793.

248. JAMES NEW was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 20th of January , twenty pounds weight of lead belonging to John Briggs , affixed to a certain building of his .

HENRY HUNT sworn.

This lead was stole from a house intended to be called York Place, a house unfinished in Baker-street, near Portman Square ; the house belongs to Mr. Briggs, I do not know Mr. Briggs christian name.

Not GUILTY .

Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.