Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 25 February 2021), April 1793, trial of WILLIAM WYBROW (t17930410-89).

WILLIAM WYBROW, Theft > grand larceny, 10th April 1793.

373. WILLIAM WYBROW was indicted for stealing, on the 30th of March , a bed quilt value, 5 s. the goods of James Matthews .

JAMES MATTHEWS sworn.

I am a porter ; I lost a bed quilt, on Saturday the 30th of March. When I came home from work about seven o'clockat night, my wife told me that she lost a bed quilt; I have seen one since very much like it, I believe it to be the same, I cannot swear positively, but I believe it is, I saw it on Wednesday last in the hands of Weaver a witness.

Mr. Raine. There is no particular mark on your quilt? - No.

Q. What is the value of it? - About five shillings.

JOSEPH BARE sworn.

I took the prisoner, I do not recollect any conversation that passed.

John Weaver was called on his recognizance.

Not GUILTY .

Tried by the London Jury before Mr. RECORDER.