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Trial of Margaret Roberts for Theft from Master, 1845

November 11, 2014
2170. MARGARET ROBERTS was again indicted for stealing 3 quilts, value 6s.; 3 yards of crape, 1s.; 1 pair of snuffers and tray, 2s.; and 1 table-cloth, 3s.; the goods of Ann Naylor, her mistress. ANN NAYLOR . About the 20th of Jan. I missed some quilts, crape, snuffers, table-cloth, and other things—this quilt, and these other things, are mine—the prisoner was living with me as charwoman. Prisoner. The two shifts belong tome. Witness. No, they are mine—I examined them at the pawnbroker’s—I have no doubt about this counter-pane—these towels are mine—they are not marked, but I have some similar to them—the shirt is my son’s—it is marked. HENRY NIXON (police-constable L 85.) I found the…   View trial »

1845 The Old Bailey, London. 

Trial of Margaret Roberts for Theft from Master, 1845

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