Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 29 January 2023), January 1830, trial of GEORGE HATTON (t18300114-127).

GEORGE HATTON, Theft > simple larceny, 14th January 1830.

360. GEORGE HATTON was indicted for stealing, on the 19th of December , 2 sheets, value 9s. , the goods of William Ridley .

SARAH RIDLEY . I am the wife of William Ridley, of Wilderness-row, Chelsea . The prisoner lodged in the one pair back room - he left me, without notice, on the 19th of December, and when I went to make the bed the sheets were gone - these are them.

JOHN SUTCLIFFE. I slept in the same bed with the prisoner - I left him between six and seven o'clock in the morning, and all was correct.

JOHN WHARTON. These sheets were pawned with me on the 19th of December, by the prisoner.

ISAAC FULLER. I took the prisoner on the same day, at a coffee-house, and found the duplicate on him.

GUILTY . Aged 21. - Confined One Month .