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  • Michael Shaw of Warley

    Date: 14 Apr 1821

    Crime:
    Breaking and entering at night the dwelling house of Joseph Booth of Sowerby and stealing therefrom a quantity of linen and woollen drapery goods.

    Leeds Mercury, 17 Mar 1821; 21 Apr 1821.

  • James Gould, 19

    Date: 9 Apr 1791

    Crime:
    Breaking and entering into the dwelling house of John Irving the Elder of Landmoth-cum-Catto, Leake, and stealing gold and silver coins, bank notes, etc.

    See also TNA: ASSI 45/37/2/61-67.

    General Gaol Delivery, 5 Mar 1791; Calendar of Felons, 5 Mar 1791. Lloyd's Evening Post, 21 Mar 1791. Criminal Chronology, p 109.

  • Thomas Crawshaw of Snarth, near Selby, miller, 42

    Date: 14 Apr 1792

    Crime:
    Breaking and entering into the dwelling house of John Wilson of Thorpe Willoughby, alehouse keeper, and stealing diverse items of clothing and other household goods.

    General Gaol Delivery, 19 Mar 1792; Calendar of Felons, 19 Mar 1792. Morning Herald, 27 Mar 1792. Lloyd's Evening Post, 16 Apr 1792. Criminal Chronology, p 111.

  • John Brigg of Southowram, weaver

    Date: 14 Aug 1790

    Crime:
    Sheep stealing - 15 sheep and two hogs belonging to William Driver of Carleton, farmer.

    General Gaol Delivery, 17 Jul 1790; Calendar of Felons, 17 Jul 1790. London Chronicle, 24 Aug 1790. Criminal Chronology, p 109.

  • George Fawcett the Elder of Buckton, yeoman, 77

    Date: 4 May 1795

    Crime:
    Sheep stealing - four sheep belonging to Thomas Atkinson of Roundhill, Masham.

    See also TNA: ASSI 45/38/3/36-44.

    General Gaol Delivery, 24 Mar 1795; Calendar of Felons, 24 Mar 1795. Courier and Evening Gazette, 12 May 1795. Criminal Chronology, p 131.

  • William Jackson of Keyingham, butcher, 25

    Date: 4 May 1795

    Crime:
    Sheep stealing - 10 sheep belonging to Samuel Stubbing and Mr Roper of Hedon.

    See also TNA: ASSI 45/38/3/65-67.

    General Gaol Delivery, 24 Mar 1795; Calendar of Felons, 24 Mar 1795. Courier and Evening Gazette, 12 May 1795. Criminal Chronology, p 131.

  • Abraham Stott

    Date: 31 Mar 1750

    Crime:
    Sheep stealing - 9 sheep and 8 lambs valued at 101s belonging to Mark Hattersley and Thomas Roper.

    See also TNA: ASSI 45/24/2/109-115.

    TNA: ASSI 41/3; ASSI 41/4. London Evening Post, 5 Apr 1730. Criminal Chronology, p 63.

  • William Sharp / William Sharpe of Conisbrough, husbandman / labourer, 26

    Date: 19 Aug 1786

    Crime:
    Breaking and entering at night (with William Bamforth) into the dwelling house of Duncan Macdonald of Sheffield, buttonmaker, and stealing horn combs and silver and copper coins.

    See also TNA: ASSI 45/35/3/167-171.

    TNA: ASSI 41/8. General Gaol Delivery, 29 Jul 1786; Calendar of Felons, 29 Jul 1786. London Chronicle, 22 Aug 1786. Criminal Chronology, p 97.

  • William Bamforth of Clifton, Conisbrough, husbandman / labourer, 28

    Date: 19 Aug 1786

    Crime:
    Breaking and entering at night (with William Sharp) into the dwelling house of Duncan Macdonald of Sheffield, buttonmaker, and stealing horn combs and silver and copper coins.

    See also TNA: ASSI 45/35/3/167-171.

    TNA: ASSI 41/8. General Gaol Delivery, 29 Jul 1786; Calendar of Felons, 29 Jul 1786. London Chronicle, 22 Aug 1786. Criminal Chronology, p 97.

  • Richard Watson of Halifax, bookbinder

    Date: 13 Apr 1793

    Crime:
    Breaking and entering at night the dwelling house of John Ambler of Halifax, bookseller, and stealing gold and silver coins, jewellery and sundry other items to a considerable value.

    General Gaol Delivery, 18 Mar 1793; Calendar of Felons, 18 Mar 1793. London Chronicle, 18 Apr 1793. Criminal Chronology, p 128.

  • Thomas Clark / John Sanderson / John Saunderson

    Date: Lent 1747

    Crime:
    Stealing 6 silver spoons and a gold ring valued at 15s from the dwelling house of John Wharton; transportation 7 years Lent 1747.

    Subsequently found guilty of being at large while under sentence of transportation and also of horse stealing; hanged at York 25 Mar 1749.

    TNA: ASSI 41/3; ASSI 41/4.

  • Thomas Cowpland / Thomas Coopland of Harwood, husbandman

    Date: Lent 1727

    Crime:
    Horse stealing - a dark grey horse belonging to Anthony Shirwin of Kirkby; reprieved 14 years Lent 1729.

    Receiving county charity and name on bread petition in York Castle in 1728 - Beverley Archives QSF/80/E/9.

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-53v,73v; ASSI 45/18/4(11-12); ASSI 45/18/6(96); SP 36/10.

  • Peter Towle / Peter Towl of Barton, labourer

    Date: Lent 1728

    Crime:
    Horse stealing - a black horse and pack belonging to John Staines of Pickering, dyer, stolen from Joseph Dresser's inn in Kirkbymoorside; reprieved 14 years Lent 1729.

    Receiving county charity and name on bread petition in York Castle in 1728 - Beverley Archives QSF/80/E/9.

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-69,73v; ASSI 45/184(85-8); ASSI 45/18/6(96); SP 36/10.

  • Joseph Wood

    Date: Lent 1737

    Crime:
    Horse stealing - a bay gelding; also stealing from a dwelling house; reprieved 14 years Summer 1737.

    See also TNA: ASSI 45/21/1(132-4).

    TNA: ASSI 41/3; ASSI 41/4.

  • James Shore

    Date: Lent 1737

    Crime:
    Horse stealing - a brown gelding belonging to Joseph Jackson; also stealing 6 guineas and 51s belonging to Daniell Marshall; reprieved 14 years Summer 1737.

    See also TNA: ASSI 45/21/1(110).

    TNA: ASSI 41/3; ASSI 41/4.

  • Joseph Allen

    Date: Lent 1736

    Crime:
    Horse stealing - a bay mare belonging to William Attley; and sheep stealing - 3 wethers belonging to George Thompson and 3 weathers belonging to John Pease; reprieved 14 years Summer 1736.

    See also TNA: ASSI 45/20/2(1-9).

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-126,128,130v; ASSI 41/3. Calendar of Felons, 2 Aug 1736.

  • Richard Kidd

    Date: Summer 1743 York City

    Crime:
    Horse stealing; reprieved.

    Died in gaol awaiting transportation.

    TNA: ASSI 41/4.

  • Stephen Mires / Stephen Myres

    Date: Summer 1718

    Crime:
    Breaking and entering into the house of John Moorehouse and Thomas Moorehouse, brothers and husbandmen of Skipton, Craven, and stealing ?5, 1s on 28 July 1718, three weeks after his release from York Castle Gaol on a previous charge of horse stealing. Reprieved.

    Not in 1723 shipment to Virginia. May have died in gaol. Was alive at Yorkshire Assizes Lent 1721, but not in list of reprieved transports for Yorkshire Assizes Summer 1721.

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-1v,26v; ASSI 45/18/1-19.

  • Robert White / Peter West

    Date: Lent 1724

    Crime:
    Horse stealing; reprieved 28 Feb 1729.

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-48; ASSI 45/18/6-96; SP 36/10.

  • George Hobson

    Date: Summer 1723

    Crime:
    Horse stealing; reprieved 14 years Lent 1729.

    Not in 1723 shipment to Virgina. May have died in gaol. Receiving county charity and signed bread petition in York Castle in 1728 - Beverley Archives QSF/80/E/9.

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-45,48,51,73v; ASSI 45/18/6-96; SP 36/10.

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  • Henry Robinson of Butterwick, Barton / Holm, horse dealer and farmer

    Date: 1729

    Name appears on list of poor debtors receiving county bread charity in York Castle, 1728.

    London Gazette 6783, 31 May 1729, p 4; 6785, 7 Jun 1729, p 3. Beverley Archives: QSF/80/E/9

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