Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 04 October 2023), February 1819, trial of JOSEPH KNOTT (t18190217-183).

JOSEPH KNOTT, Theft > grand larceny, 17th February 1819.

496. JOSEPH KNOTT was indicted for stealing, on the 16th of February , one flute, value 18 d.; one pair of shoes, value 1 s.; one looking-glass, value 1 s.; one pair of trowsers, value 4 s., and one hat, value 4 s. , the property of William Hockerday .

WILLIAM HOCKERDAY . I live at Deptford ; the prisoner lodged there. On the 16th of February he left the house, and never returned. I missed my property at the same. time. He had given notice that he was going.

JAMES CAMPER . I am a pawnbroker. On the 16th of February the prisoner pledged a flute with me - I live at Ratcliff.

JOHN LINES . I am beadle of Limehouse. I apprehended the prisoner at Limehouse. He said he took the things to a house in Limehouse. I went and found them there.

(Property produced and sworn to.)

GUILTY . Aged 45.

Fined One Shilling , and Discharged.

First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.