THE CROWN CALENDAR FOR THE LINCOLNSHIRE LENT ASSIZES.
Holden at the Castle of Lincoln on Saturday the 7th of
March 1818, before the Right Honorable Sir Vicary
Gibbs and the Honorable Sir William Garrow.
JOHN CHARLES LUCAS CALCRAFT, ESQ., SHERIFF.
Holden at the Castle of Lincoln on Saturday the 7th of March 1818, before the Right Honorable Sir Vicary Gibbs and the Honorable Sir William Garrow.
JOHN CHARLES LUCAS CALCRAFT, ESQ., SHERIFF.
1. William Bewley, aged 49, late of Kingston upon
Hull, pensioner from the 5th Regt. of foot, committed
July 29, 1817, charged on suspicion of having feloniously
broken into the dwelling house of James Crowder at
Barton, no person being therein, and stealing 1 bottle
green coat, 1 velveteen jacket, 3 waistcoats, &c. Guilty
2. John Giddy, aged 22, late of Horncastle, tailor, com. Aug. 5, 1817, charged with stealing a silver watch with a gold seal and key, from the shop of James Genistan of Horncastle. Six Months Imprisonment.
3. George Kirkhan, aged 25, and 4, John Colston Maynard, aged 19, both late of Stickney, laborers, corn. Aug. 22, 1817, charged on suspicion of feloniously entering the dwelling house of Wm Bell of Stickney, between 9 and 10 o'ck in the morning, and stealing one £5 note and 8 £1 notes. Acquitted.
5. George Crow, aged 15, late of Frith Ville, com. Sept. 23, 1817, charged on suspicion of having entered the dwelling house of S. Holmes of Frith Ville, about 7 o'ck in the morning, breaking open a desk, and stealing three £1 notes, 3s. 6d. in silver, and a purse. Guilty—Death.
6. Thomas Young, aged 17, late of Firsby, laborer, com. Sept. 23, 1817, charged with having, about 11 o'ck at night, entered the dwelling house of John Ashlin of Firsby, with intent to commit a robbery. Guilty— Death.
7. Robert Husker, aged 28, and 8. John Robinson, aged 28, both late of Glamford Briggs, laborers, corn. Oct. 13, 1817, charged with burglariously breaking into the dwelling house of Chas. Saunby, of South Kelsey, and stealing therefrom several goods and chattels. Guilty—Death.
9. John Marriott, aged 19, late of Osgodby, laborer, com. Oct. 18, 1817, charged with maliciously and feloniously setting fire to an oat stack, the property of Thomas Marshall of Osgodby. Guilty—Death.
10. Sarah Hudson, alias Heardson, aged 25, late of Newark, Nottinghamshire, com. Oct. 24, 1817, charged on suspicion of feloniously stealing from the cottage of James Barrell of Aisthorpe, in the day time, no person being therein, 6 silver tea-spoons and a pair of silver sugar tongs. Discharged by proclamation.
11. Elizabeth Firth, aged 14, late of Burgh cum Girsby, spinster, com. Nov. 22, 1817, charged with twice administering a quantity of vitrol or verdigrease powder, or other deadly poison, with intent to murder Susanna, the infant daughter of George Barnes of Burgh cum Girsby. No true Bill.
12. John Moody, aged 28, late of Stallingborough, laborer, com. Dec. 24, 1817, charged with having committed the odious and detestable crime and felony called sodomy. Indicted for misdemeanor. Two years imprisonment.
13. William Johnson, aged 28, late of Bardney, laborer, com. Dec. 29, 1817, charged with having burglariously entered the dwelling house of Wm Smith, of Bardney, and wilfully and malliciously beating and wounding, with intent to murder and rob Wm. Kirmond, a lodger therein. Seven Years Transportation.
14. Richard Randall, aged 27, and 15. John lubbs, aged 29,both late of Lutton, laborers, com. Dec. 29, 1817, charged with feloniously assaulting Wm. Rowbottom of Holbeach Marsh, between 11 and 12 o'ck in the night, in a field near the king's highway, and stealing from his person 3 promissory £10 notes, 8 or 10 shillings in silver, one silver stop and seconds watch, and various other goods and chattels. Both guilty—Death.
16. William Hayes, aged 20, late of Braceby, weaver, com. Jan. 6, 1818, charged with feloniously stealing a mare, together with a saddle and bridle, the property of Ed. Briggs of Hanby. Guilty—Death.
17. Thomas Evison, aged 24, and 18. Thomas Norris, aged 28, both late of Alnwlck, laborers, com. Jan. 21, 1818, charged with feloniously setting fire to a thrashing machine and a hovel, containing a quantity of oats in the straw, the property of Thos. Faulkner, jun. of Ainwick, which were all con- sumed. Guilty—Death.
19. William Walker, aged 20, laborer,and 20. Elizabeth Eno, aged 19, spinster, both late of Boston, com. Jan. 28, 1818, charged with burglariously entering the dwelling house of Wm. Trentham, and stealing a sum of money in gold and silver, several country bank notes, and a red morocco pocket-book. Guilty—Death.
21. William Bell, alias John Brown, aged 30, late of Alvingham, laborer, com. Feb. 19, 1818, charged with burglariously breaking into the shop of Wm. Goy of Alvingham, and stealing 1 pair of new shoes, 1 half boot, and 1 half boot top. Guilty—Death.
22. John Hoyes, aged 48, late of Heckington, com. Feb. 24, 1818, charged with feloniously stealing 2 pigs of the value of £3, the property of John Fairchild of Wellingore. Acquitted.
George Houdlass, convicted at Lammas Assizes, 1815,
of mare stealing.—Ordered to be transported for the
term of his natural life. (The Prince Regent, in the
name of His Majesty, having graciously extended the
Royal Mercy to the said convict, his said sentence is
commuted to two years imprisonment, commencing
July 1, 1817.
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