Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 09 February 2023), August 1842, trial of JOHN WILSON (t18420822-2275).

JOHN WILSON, Theft > burglary, Theft > simple larceny, 22nd August 1842.

2275. JOHN WILSON was indicted for burglariously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of Thomas Burn, about three o'clock in the night of the 21st of July, at St. Leonard, Shoreditch, with intent to steal, and stealing therein 1 pair of pattens, value 9d.; 1 pail, value 1s.; 1 metal cock, value 18d.; 15 feet of lead pipe, value 15s.; and 1 other metal cock, value 18d., fixed to a building, his property:—also, for; stealing, on the 23rd of December, 1 pair of stockings, value 9d.; 10 sheets, value 3l. 10s.; 11 bed-gowns, value 16s.; 12 shifts, value 1l. 4s.; 7 petticoats, value 10s.; 2 aprons, value 2s.; 3 table-cloths, value 12s.; 3 napkins, value 18d.; 1 towel, value 6d.; 1 pocket, value 6d.; 3 pairs of drawers, value 3s.; 1 quilt, value 6s.; 3 pillow-cases, value 3s.; and 1 table-cover, value 18d.; the goods of James Clews; and that he had been before convicted of felony; to all which he pleaded GUILTY .— Transported for Fifteen Years.