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Re: Jane Welborn or Mary Jane Sellers or both
Posted by: Aleita Huguenin (ID *****6365) Date: December 10, 2005 at 09:44:19
In Reply to: Re: Jane Welborn or Mary Jane Sellers or both by Marie Musgrave of 968

That is pretty hard to do since their trial at old Bailey was not until February of 17919!

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey
Ref: t17190225-2
       Crime(s): theft : simple grand larceny, theft : receiving stolen goods,
       Punishment Type: transportation,
(Punishment details may be provided at the end of the trial.)
       Verdict: Part Guilty: theft under 1s,
       Other trials on 25 Feb 1719
       Name search for: William Spurgin , Mary Stiles ,
       Defendant's Home: St. Dunstan at Stepney

William Spurgin , and Mary Stiles , of St. Dunstan at Stepney, were indicted the former for stealing a Flaxen Sheet, a Holland Smock and other Linnen to the value of 20 s. and Mary Stiles for receiving the same knowing them to be stole. It appear'd that Spurgin took the Goods out of the Garden where they were drying, and that Stiles was to give him a Crown for them, and bought a Peck of Coals to dry them by. The Jury found them Guilty to the value of 10 d. Transportation .

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