29. Cuthbert Peale , alias Stumpy , of Aldgate , was indicted, for that he with Richard Woolhead and - Fatty (not yet taken) in Squirrel-Alley , near the Highway, assaulted Mary Aylesbury , put her in Fear, and took from her a Gown, 2 Petticoats, a Pair of Stockings, a Pair of Shoes, a Cap, an Apron, and a Smock , on the 29th of January last. Mary Aylesbury. About 12 o’Clock a Saturday Night, I met 4 Men in the Minories, and they ask’d me to drink, and one… View trial »
1863. JOHN ADAMS was indicted for stealing, on the 19th of October , 1 coat, value 30s. , the goods of George Clamp . WILLIAM CLAMP. I am the brother of George Clamp, a pawnbroker , of Aldersgate-street , and assist in his business. This coat hung out at the door, on the books of the sun-blind - it could not be reached without the person jumping up; I saw it there a little before five o’clock - I was taking the goods down from the door, received information, and missed the coat; I ran, and saw the prisoner in a minute or two at the bottom of Middle-street, Clothfair - I crossed the road in Long-lane, and caught him with the coat - I charged him with stealing it;… View trial »
58. ANN BIRD was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 6th of November , one pound two ounces weight of silk, value 3 l. the property of Richard Briant and Richard Delaney , privately in thier shop . JOHN FEAR. I am a boot-closer; I live at No. 2, Angel-court, in the Strand. On the 6th of November, about two in the afternoon, I was going past the prosecutor’s shop, between Foster-lane and Newgate-street . I was looking in the shop. I saw the prisoner standing with her back against the counter. I saw her take the silk up, and put it under… View trial »
116. FERDINAND CHEVROLAT (36) , Stealing a banker’s cheque for £13 18s. of the Glass and Bottle Works Company, his masters. MR. GILL Defended the prisoner. CHARLES HUNT . I am a wine merchant, trading as Lowenthal and Co., at 6, Duke Street, Adelphi—on 10th November I owed the Glass and Bottle Works Company £13 18s., and sent them this cheque (produced)—the prisoner, who is their traveller, called on the 14th and said, “I have come for the cheque”—I said that it had been sent, and showed him a copy of the letter sent with it—he said that it had never arrived—he said, “I had better go to Price’s bank and stop it”—I said, “You cannot do better, and in case it has been paid, what will the endorsement be?”-—he said, “Per paid the Glass… View trial »
2378. JOSEPH MCLAREN and JAMES POMEROY BOOBNER , stealing 1 cash-box, 7 shillings, 10 sovereigns, 10 half-sovereigns, 20 crowns, 48 half-crowns, 100 shillings, 60 sixpences, 30 groats, and 1 5l. bank-note; the property of John Darker, in his dwelling-house. MR. O’BRIEN conducted the Prosecution. WILLIAM HARTUP . On the night of 22nd Sept., between seven and eight o’clock, I went to the Fortune of War public-house, Giltspur-street, and left about half-past three in the morning—there was a large party there; I was not one of them—I was in the bar between two and three in the morning—M’Laren was pot-boy there—about three o’clock I stood with… View trial »
835. JOSEPH WILLIAM KNOTT (23) , Robbery with violence on James Johnson, and stealing from him a watch and chain, his property. MR. GREENFIELD Prosecuted; MR. KEITH FRTTH Defended. JAMES JOHNSON . I am an engineer, of Alma Street, Bermondsey-about 8.30 p.m. on 8th August I was in the Grange Road when a little man stood before me, acting drunk, and the prisoner came and pulled me backwards, and I fell down and ruptured myself—I was ruptured on one side before—I cannot walk about—I shall be 74 in a few weeks—they held down my arm—I had a little umbrella in my hand, and my watch and chain were gone when I got up-one ran one way and the other the other—the prisoner went in among some more men, and I went in… View trial »
16, 17, 18. (M.) JAMES BEDELL , THOMAS HORNSBY , and SAMUEL DEAN , were indicted for breaking and entering the dwelling house of George Allen , on the 31st of October , about the hour of nine in the night, and stealing a looking glass in a walnut-tree frame, value 4 s. and a picture in a gilt frame, value 1 s. the property of the said George, in his dwelling house . ++ … View trial »
707. MARY GRAHAM was indicted for stealing, on the 5th of March , a bed-tick, value 10 s. , the goods of William Gregory . ROBERT HARRIS , I am in the employ of Mr. William Gregory , upholsterer , High Holborn . On the 5th of March, about seven o’clock in the evening, I caught the prisoner with one foot on the cill of the door, going out of the shop. She made a noise which attracted my attention. I was in the back part of the shop. I went forward and took her with this tick, under her arm, she said, “Pray let me go, I will… View trial »
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