Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 26 March 2023), February 1841, trial of HENRY JOHN DARKIN (t18410201-701).

HENRY JOHN DARKIN, Theft > simple larceny, 1st February 1841.

701. HENRY JOHN DARKIN was indicted for stealing, on the 24th of January, 2 pairs of shoes, value 12s.; 1 hamper, value 9s.; and 29 bottles, value 2s. 3d.; the goods of Edward Whateley:—also, on the 22nd of January, three yards of oil-cloth, value 4s., the goods of Thomas Pallet; to both of which he pleaded

GUILTY . Aged 18.— Confined Six Months.