Old Bailey Proceedings:
Old Bailey Proceedings: Accounts of Criminal Trials

10th October 1711

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Charles Goodale OldBaileyDefendant , Roddery Ordery OldBaileyDefendant This name instance is in set 1425. , and Henry Sweet OldBaileyDefendant , of St. James, Westminster , were indicted for breaking open the Dwelling house of John Furnier OldBaileyVictim in the Day time, and taking from thence 4 Silver Spoons, Value 40 s. 3 Silver Forks 30 s. a Silver Cup 3 l. the Goods of the said John Furnier < no role > , on the 27th of September last. It appear'd that on the Date aforesaid the Prisoners were observ'd to sculk about the Prosecutor's Door, That Sweet with a Hook fasten'd to the end of a Stick took the Goods thro' the Kitchen Window (they being in a Basket) and made his Escape with them. The Fact being plainly prov'd against him, he was found guilty of Felony; but the Evidence not being strong enough against the other two, they were acquitted . Anne Britton OldBaileyDefendant was indicted for receiving and buying the said Goods, knowing them to have been stolen , but no Proof appearing, she was acquitted .

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