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  1. Punishment summary, 7th July 1675.

    Thus we have given you a brief account of the most remarkable Trials of this Sessions, which was very great, and took up much time, holding from Wensday until Saturday following 2 a clock, the last thing remaning is to give you an account of the Several Ju...
  2. Theft > pocketpicking, 1st June 1677.

    The next was a pickpocket who on the 2. of May seeing a young maiden dancing with the Milkwoman made shift to steal a box and 21 shillings 6. pence in money out of her Pocket , and according to method, forthwith delivered it to a boy his Confederate, who i...
  3. Ordinary's Account, 19th December 1679.

    The Execution and Confessions OF THE Seven Prisoners Executed at TYBURN On Friday the19December1679. VIZ. John Parker, for High Treason. Benjamin Penry, for Robbery on the Highway. John Dell, of Edger, for stealing a Mare; but tryed for several Murders, fi...
  4. Elizabeth Spark, Theft > pocketpicking; William Abbot, Theft > pocketpicking, 15th January 1680.

    Elizabeth Spark, alias Souch , and William Abbot were indicted the former being a notorious pickpocket, was as she pretended picked up in Cornhil , by one Nichols a Butcher , who would needs fasten a Glass of Wine upon her, so that they repairing to a Tave...
  5. John Atkins, Theft > grand larceny, 16th January 1684.

    John Atkins , a little Boy , (but said to be an old Pickpocket) was, however, now Indicted for stealing a Silver Tankard, valued at Ten pound , being the Goods of Henry Smith , and taken upon him: he was therefore found Guilty . [Transportation. See summar...
  6. George Stockwell, Theft > grand larceny, 11th July 1688.

    George Stockwell a notorious Shop lifter and Pickpocket, was Tryed for Stealing a Beaver hat, value 55 s. from John Holmes Esq ; it appeared that Mr. Holmes had newly bought the Hat, and was going home in a Coach with the Hat in a Box, and just about the M...
  7. Elizabeth Cropley, Theft > pocketpicking, 5th December 1688.

    Elizabeth Cropley, alias Perry , was Tryed for stealing three Guinea's, and 13 s. and 3 d. the Monies of Isaac Lane of St. Martins Ludgate . When upon Tryal it appeared that Mrs. Lane going along the Street had her Pocket pickt , and applying herself for t...
  8. Elizabeth Thompson, Theft > pocketpicking, 26th April 1693.

    Elizabeth Thompson , a Pickpocket, was Tried for diving into the Pocket of one Ann Bedle , and taking out 4 Iron Keys, value 16d. She took her Hand in her Pocket, and she dropt the Keys; but took no Money; she was found guilty to the value of 2d.
  9. Richard Clements, Theft > pocketpicking; William Brewer, Theft > pocketpicking, 30th August 1694.

    Richard Clements and William Brewer were both indicted for picking the Pocket of one James Shuttleworth on the 1st of August last, of a Bag, value 1d. and of 4l. in money . M Shuttleworth swore, That as he was going down Knight Rider's street , the two Pri...
  10. Samuel Ellis, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 13th January 1716.

    Samuel Ellis , of the Parish of St. Martin in the Fields , was indicted for that he, together with one James Filewood and Thomas Day , not taken, did assault one John Crowder on the Highway, and rob him of a Hat, Value 10 s. on the 30th of December last. T...