Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 04 October 2023), February 1793, trial of JOHN SWINNEY CHARLOTTE PEARSON (t17930220-55).

JOHN SWINNEY, CHARLOTTE PEARSON, Theft > theft from a specified place, 20th February 1793.

249. JOHN SWINNEY and CHARLOTTE PEARSON were indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 16th of February , two linen sheets, value 12 s. a cotton bed quilt, value 5 s. a copper tea kettle, value 5 s. a tin sauce pan, value 2 s. 6 d. and a flat iron, value 12 d. the goods of Patrick Mordant in a lodging room .


I let a room to John Swinney and Charlotte Pearson ; I let it to John Swinney , the man was responsible.


Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. RECORDER.