THE NEWGATE CALENDAR

Shoplifters, Pickpockets and Sneak thieves

THOMAS BLOOD, GENERALLY CALLED COLONEL BLOOD
Who stole the Crown from the Tower of London on 9th of May, 1671

TOM KELSEY
An audacious young Thief who robbed the Tent of King William in Flanders and stabbed a Newgate Turnkey. Executed 13th Of June, 1690

MOLL JONES
Who became a Shoplifter for Love of her Husband. Executed at Tyburn 18th of December, 1691

SIMON FLETCHER
A most expert Pickpocket, who captained the Thieves of London. Executed in 1692

GEORGE GRIFFITHS
Who courted his Master's Daughter and then robbed him. Hanged at Tyburn on 1st of August, 1700 .

MARY ADAMS
Executed for privately stealing, 16th June, 1702

MOLL HAWKINS
A "Question Lay" Thief, whose End was at Tyburn, on 22nd of December, 1703

ARTHUR CHAMBERS
A Master of Thieves' Slang, who was full of Artful Tricks, which, however, did not save him from the Gallows at Tyburn, where he found himself in 1706

JACK GOODWIN ALIAS PLUMP
A young but expert Thief, who was executed at Tyburn in 1706 for Burglary

DICK LOW
Who started thieving at the Age of Eleven. Executed at Tyburn in 1707, when twenty-five years old

ANNE HARRIS
Although only Twenty when she was executed at Tyburn, on 13th of July, 1708, she was a notorious Shoplifter, and her two Husbands had already suffered the Death Penalty

JAMES FILEWOOD ALIAS VILET
Convicted of picking Pockets, and sentenced to Death. Executed at Tyburn in October, 1718

THOMAS BUTLOGE
Robber, hanged at Tyburn, for basely betraying his trust, in robbing his master, on the 18th of July, 1722

MARGARET FISHER
Sentenced to death for privately stealing, but afterwards pardoned, September, 1722

MARY YOUNG ALIAS JENNY DIVER
The Head of a Gang of Thieves of every Description. Executed at Tyburn, 18th of March, 1740

MARTHA TRACY
Executed for a Street Robbery

GEORGE COCK
A most Plausible Scoundrel, executed at Tyburn, 13th of June, 1748, for privately stealing

ANN FLYNN
A Sad Case with a Humorous Sequel

MARGARET HARVEY
Executed for Privately Stealing

GEORGE ANDERSON ALIAS JOHN EVERETT
Who picked Pockets at Newgate, became a Highwayman, and was executed for stealing Ribbons, 31st December, 1750

WILLIAM DELLICOT
Convicted of Petty Larceny, in July, 1751, and his Estate forfeited for stealing a Penny

JOHN EYRE, ESQ.
Transported, in 1771, for stealing Paper out of the Guildhall of the City of London

GEORGE BARRINGTON
A Well-Dressed Pickpocket who "worked" in Churches and the Houses of Parliament, and was convicted on 15th of March, 1773

WILLIAM COX
Who played Marbles and kept a Pet Sparrow to aid him in the Commission of Robberies. Executed at Tyburn, 27th of October, 1773

GEORGE ROACH, ROBERT ELLIOT AND JONAS PARKER
Who were convicted, the first two of stealing, and the other of receiving Part of a Lead Coffin from Aldermanbury Church, in 1778

HENRY STERNE
Commonly called "Gentleman Harry." Convicted of stealing the Duke of Beaufort's Pendant, 1787

JOHN BELVILLE
Convicted at the Old Bailey, 16th of February, 1791, for a Robbery from "the Dwelling-House of her Majesty, called Buckingham House"

CHARLES SCOLDWELL
A Sheriff Officer, convicted of stealing Two Ducks, and sentenced on 23rd of July, 1796, to Transportation for Seven Years

SARAH PENELOPE STANLEY
The Female Trooper, convicted at the Old Bailey, in October Sessions, 1796, of Petty Larceny

GEORGE WALDRON, alias BARRINGTON
The Gentleman-Pickpocket. Several times convicted, Sentenced twice to hard labour on the Thames, and finally, on September 27, 1798, transported to Botany Bay

THOMAS CHALFONT
A Post-Office Sorter, executed before Newgate, 11th of November, 1800, for stealing a Bank-Note out of a Letter

ROBERT ASLETT
Assistant Cashier of the Bank of England. Condemned to Death for embezzling Exchequer Bills to a Large Amount, entrusted to his Charge, and respited during his Majesty's Pleasure, 18th of November, 1804

WILLIAM CUBITT
Executed in November, 1805, for stealing valuable Jewellery from the Earl of Mansfield

HENRY HUNT
A Driver of the Norwich Mail. Convicted of stealing a Gold Watch sent by his Coach, 8th of April, 1809

EDWARD EDWARDS
A Young but Artful Thief, transported for stealing privately from a Shop in London, October, 1809

JOHN LUMLEY
Imprisoned, and whipped through the Streets of the Borough of Southwark, for stealing Pewter Pint-Pots from Public-Houses, January, 1810

HENRY CLARKE
Convicted at the Old Bailey, 20th of February, 1810, for robbing a Mail-Coach, and sentenced to Death

WILLIAM COOPER AND WILLIAM DRAPER
Convicted of cutting off Trunks from a Gentleman's Carriage; the Former was transported for Seven Years, and the Latter imprisoned for Six Months in the House of Correction, 1810

JOHN DAVISON, ESQ.
A Captain in the Royal Marines, convicted of stealing a Piece of Muslin from a Shopkeeper at Taunton, 13th of November, 1810

MARY JONES AND ELIZABETH PAINE
Transported for Seven Years, November Sessions, 1810, at the Old Bailey for Shoplifting

WILLIAM BRITTON
Convicted at the Sessions at the Old Bailey, December, 1810, of stealing from a coffee-house bedroom, and sentenced to transportation

ARTHUR BAILEY
Executed at Ilchester, 11th of September, 1811, for stealing a Letter from the Post Office at Bath

DANIEL DAVIS
A Postal Letter-Carrier, convicted at the September Sessions, 1811, at the Old Bailey, and sentenced to Death, for stealing a Letter containing Ten Pounds

ELIZABETH KING
Sentenced to Death at the Old Bailey, for privately stealing a Bag of Gold, 21st of September, 1811

HENRY MACNAMARA
Hotel Jewel Thief, who was transported for committing several Robberies, 21st of May, 1832

JOB COX
Convicted in May, 1833, of stealing a Letter, he narrowly escaped Execution, owing to the City Recorder's Blunder

RICHARD CORDUY
Imprisoned Two Years in Chelmsford Jail for robbing the Royal Forest at Waltham of Six Pieces of Wood

PATRICK M'DONALD
A Poor Boy, convicted at the Old Bailey of stealing, and presented with a Deluge of Shillings

SAMUEL OLIVER
A Shop-Boy, transported for Seven Years for committing a Petty Theft

JOSEPH SIMMONS WINTER, BENJAMIN ALLEN, WILLIAM TAYLOR, JOHN IVEY, & ROBERT COOPER
The Three First Executed for Stealing Silk, and the Two Latter Transported for Receiving it, Knowing it to be Stolen.

JOSEPH RICHARDSON, JAMES SYMONS, AND NATHAN SYMONS;
The Two First Convicted of Stealing, the Last for Receiving Stolen Goods.

CHARLES WELLER
Convicted of Stealing Notes and Bills.

WILLIAM SUMMERS.
Transported for Larceny.

LEWIN CASPAR, ELLIS CASPAR, EMANUEL MOSES, AND ALICE ABRAHAMS.
Transported for Stealing Gold-dust.

HARRISON FLATHER
Imprisoned for Larceny.

WILLIAM STEVENSON
Transported for Larceny.

RICHARD MORGAN
Executed for Privately Stealing, 27th May, 1772

JAMES FRITH
Convicted of Robbing His Master's House, in the Dead of the Night, and Transported in the Year 1772

FRANCES PEARCE
Convicted of Privately Stealing, in October Sessions, 1778, at the Old Bailey, and Sentenced to be Imprisoned for Three Years

WILLIAM FLINT
A Pick-Pocket, Twice Sentenced to Hard Labour on the River Thames, for Privately Stealing

JAMES WATTS
A Quaker, convicted of Robbing his Employer, at the Manchester Quarter Session for 1787

WILLIAM GRANT (A Negro)
In whose Conviction we shall Introduce a Sketch of the Pawnbroker and the Jew

CHARLES LLOYD
Convicted of Stealing in a Dwelling House, and Sentenced to Imprisonment

SINGULAR ROBBERY AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM.
By a Villain who Escaped Justice

HANNAH WHITELOCK ALIAS TAYLOR
Transported for Seven Years, for Stealing Articles from Ready-furnished Lodgings

WILLIAM M'CORMICK
One of those Daring Thieves Called Hustlers, Transported for Hustling and Robbing a Passenger in the Borough of Southwark

RICHARD RIPPON and JOHN POLLARD
Sentenced to Transportation, November 18l1, for Stealing Jewels

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