Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 22 February 2019), July 1840, trial of JOHN EVANS (t18400706-1876).

JOHN EVANS, Theft > simple larceny, 6th July 1840.

1876. JOHN EVANS was indicted for stealing, on the 17th of June, 1 quilt, value 5s.; 7 yards of carpet, value 10s.; I toast-rack, value 1s.; 2 pillows, value 7s.; 10 saucers, value 2s.; 6 cups, value 1s.; 1 salt cellar stand, value 2s.; 1 printed book, value 11s.; and 2 plates, value 1s.; the goods of Jane Wright: also on the 15th of April, 1 quilt, value 4s.; 1 pillow, value 3s.; 1 boltser, value 6s.; and 1 blanket, value 3s.; the goods of Rebecca Clarke: also on the 23rd of June, 1 bed, value 1l. 10s.; the goods of Jane Wright: to all of which he pleaded

GUILTY . Aged 77.— Transported for Seven Years.