Assize Indictments (PRO ASSI35/111/1)

14.3.1670 (Monday 14 March 1670)

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Gilbert Tingle labourer and Eliz his wife and Ann Seamor widow all of Earls Colne 11.12.21Chas2 there about two in the morning broke into the house of Thos Joslyn and stole 42lb weight of brown thread worth 8li8s 24lb weight of black thread worth 48s twelve gross of hank thread worth 30s ten thousand needles worth 13s4d 700y of filleting worth 33s4d 160y of stropping worth 7s6d 720y of tape worth 20s 600y of holland tape worth 18s 400y of cadiz for shoestrings worth 32s6d 144y of cotton ribbon worth 10s a thousand thread laces worth 40s fifty gross of thread buttons worth 25s and two hundred and eighty brass thimbles worth 12s pleads not guilty all guilty to be hanged witnesses Thos Joslyn Peter Door Jn Chapman Jas Lucy