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  • John Chapillo / John Chappello / John Chapello

    Date: 25 Jul 1730

    Crime:
    Horse stealing.

    Was originally charged with horse stealing in 1724; was presumably hanged for a later offence.

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-85; ASSI 45/18/2(11). Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, vol 25, p 437. London Evening Post, 16 Jul 1730. Criminal Chronology, p 46

  • Joseph Lee / John Lee / John Lees, 22

    Date: 22 Apr 1826

    Crime:
    Horse stealing - a grey gelding belonging to Richard Thornton of Horncastle, near Hemsworth.

    Lee had earlier pleaded guilty at Beverley Quarter Sessions to stealing pigs from Cawthorne, near Barnsley. He was transferred to York Castle Gaol to await transportation, and was there recognized as a horse thief for which he was duly charged and sentenced to death.

    Hull Packet, 24 Jan 1826; 4 Apr 1826. Leeds Mercury, 8 Apr 1826; 29 Apr 1826.

  • Tobias Goodwell / Tobias Goodwill / Tobias Goodall / Thomas Smith / John Smith of Stonegrave, husbandman

    Date: 13 Aug 1737

    Crime:
    Highway robbery of Robert Stainton at Saxton and of John Boldock at Owston; also found guilty of horse stealing - a red roan mare belonging to William Chambers.

    Reported escaped from Hull Gaol on 27 March 1736 where he was held on suspicion of horse stealing; the wanted notice described him as: 'a middle-siz'd Man, about 28 Years of Age, of a fair Complexion, had on an Olive colour'd Coat, the Collar of which was lin'd with light Velvet, a blue Silk Waistcoat, Leather Breeches, and a light Bob Wigg; he lately liv'd with --- Combes, Esq.' See also TNA: ASSI 45/21/1(50-1).

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-128v; ASSI 41/3; ASSI 41/4. Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, vol. 25, p 439. London Evening Post, 17 Jun 1736; Daily Post, 25 Aug 1737.

  • Robert Cramman

    Date: 14 Aug 1790

    Crime:
    Horse stealing - a chestnut horse galloway belonging to Ralph Lowe of Pinfold House in Weardale, Durham, and a saddle belonging to Charles Thompson of Bowes.

    See also TNA: ASSI 45/37/1/66-72.

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

  • Jonas Horsfield / Jonas Horfield / Jonas Horsfall of Denham Milner [Denham, miller?]

    Date: 29 Mar 1730

    Crime:
    Horse stealing - a bay gelding - and stealing goods.

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-81; ASSI 41/3; ASSI 45/18/7(34-5). Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, vol 25, p 437. London Evening Post, 21 Mar 1730.

  • William Bryant / William Briant / Joseph Anderson

    Date: 7 Apr 1729

    Crime:
    Horse stealing.

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-73v. Criminal Chronology, p 45.

  • Robert Wheat

    Date: 7 Apr 1729

    Crime:
    Horse stealing.

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-73v. Criminal Chronology, p 45.

  • John Sill

    Date: 30 Mar 1733

    Crime:
    Horse stealing.

    See also TNA: ASSI 45/19/3(45-48A).

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-104; Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, vol 25, p 438. St James's Evening Post, 20 Mar 1733.

  • Thomas Bilton / Thomas Belton

    Date: 4 Sep 1742

    Crime:
    Horse stealing.

    TNA: ASSI 41/4. Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, vol 25, p 440. London Evening Post, 14 Sep 1742.

  • William Baker

    Date: 28 Aug 1802

    Crime:
    Horse stealing.

    Baker was in the first batch of executions at the New Drop in St George's Fields, just outside the York Castle walls.

    Caledonian Mercury, 16 Aug 1802. Criminal Chronology, p 139.

  • Mary Burden

    Date: Lent 1738

    Crime:
    Breaking and entering into the dwelling house of David Jefferson gentleman at Hook / Pontefract and stealing gold and other monies; reprieved Lent 1738; transportation 14 years Summer 1739.

    See also TNA: ASSI 45/21/2(10-11).

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

  • Edmund Barker

    Date: Lent 1772 York City

    Crime:
    Stealing (with William Carrades) almost 200 yards of silk ribbon valued at ?4 19s belonging to Helen Watson, widow, in the Liberty of St Peter, City of York; transportation 7 years Summer 1772.

    TNA: ASSI 41/6; ASSI 42/8.

  • William Carrades

    Date: Lent 1772 York City

    Crime:
    Stealing (with Edmund Barker) almost 200 yards of silk ribbon valued at ?4 19s belonging to Helen Watson, widow, in the Liberty of St Peter, City of York; transportation 7 years Summer 1772.

    TNA: ASSI 41/6; ASSI 42/8.

  • Ralph Cook of York Castle, labourer

    Date: Lent 1773

    Crime:
    Stealing 30 yards of linen cloth called huckaback valued at 40s belonging to Robert Hall from the bleaching croft of Nathaniel Wetherill at Osmotherley; transportation 14 years Summer 1773.

    TNA: ASSI 41/6; ASSI 42/8. Calendar of Felons, 6 Mar 1773; 24 Jul 1773; 5 Mar 1774; 16 Jul 1774.

  • William Barker of Leeds, clothdresser

    Date: Summer 1729

    Crime:
    Breaking and entering the counting house of Anthony Markham and his wife Dorothy Markham, merchant of Leeds, and stealing about ?14; reprieved 14 years Summer 1730.

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-78,85,86; ASSI 41/3; ASSI 45/18/6(4-7). Daily Courant, 1 Aug 1729.

  • Mary Foster / Mary Anderson / Mary Wilson, wife of Richard Wilson

    Date: Lent 1732 York City

    Crime:
    Stealing as a pick-pocket from Alice Cooper / Alice Cowper, singlewoman and butter seller in York market; reprieved 14 years Summer 1733.

    TNA: ASSI 41/2-95,98v,107,107v; ASSI 41/3; ASSI 45/19/2(42-4).

  • George Whaley

    Date: Summer 1764

    Crime:
    Stealing a pair of leather pumps valued at 3s and a silver seal valued at 6d belonging to Thomas Smith at Doncaster; transportation 7 years Summer 1764.

    TNA: ASSI 41/5; ASSI 42/8.

  • Jonas Bramhal / Jonas Bramhall

    Date: Lent 1768

    Crime:
    Breaking and entering the stable of Joseph Antt and stealing goods to the value of 5s and also goods to the value of 5s belonging to Robert Shirt at Sheffield; reprieved Life Lent 1769.

    TNA: ASSI 41/5; ASSI 42/8. Calendar of Felons, 2 Mar 1768; 16 Jul 1768; 25 Mar 1769.

  • Mark Jackson

    Date: Summer 1772

    Crime:
    Stealing 16 guineas and other gold coins belonging to Robert Brown from the dwelling house of Robert Lambert at Atwick; reprieved 7 years Lent 1773.

    TNA: ASSI 41/6; ASSI 42/8. Calendar of Felons, 1 Aug 1772; 6 Mar 1773.

  • David Wilcock / David Wilcocke of Eringdon, husband of Mary Wilcock

    Date: Lent 1725

    Crime:
    Breaking and entering the house of Robert Parker, weaver, of Hebden Bridge, Wadsworth, and stealing thread, clothing, silk handkerchiefs, pies, butter etc.; 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 41/2-53,73v; ASSI 45/18/2(72-3); 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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