Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 01 December 2021), November 1877, trial of GEORGE ASHTON (40) (t18771119-37).

GEORGE ASHTON, Theft > stealing from master, Theft > embezzlement, 19th November 1877.

37. GEORGE ASHTON (40) [Pleaded guilty: see original trial image] , to Stealing 120 and 39 yards of linen and other goods of the goods of Joseph Leech his master— Nine Months' Imprisonment. There was also another indictment for embezzlement, on a which no evidence was offered, and a verdict of

NOT GUILTY was taken.