Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 30 May 2023), May 1828, trial of JOHN MONTGOMERY (t18280529-12).

JOHN MONTGOMERY, Royal Offences > coining offences, 29th May 1828.


Second Middlesex Jury - before Mr. Sergeant Arabin.

1088. JOHN MONTGOMERY was indicted for that he, on the 19th of March , at St. James, Clerkenwell , feloniously did dispose of, and put away, a certain forged and counterfeit Bank note, setting it forth No. 25,879, for 10l., dated November 14, 1827, and signed C. Phillips, with intent to defraud the Governor and Company of the Bank of England , he well knowing such note to be forged and counterfeited ; against the Statute, &c.

SECOND COUNT, the same, only charging the intent to be to defraud William Coleman .

The prisoner pleaded GUILTY - DEATH . Aged 33.