Mary Anniball in Newgate market, London - between 1740 and 1749

from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 01 February 2019), July 1740, trial of Sarah Batchelor (t17400709-43):

[Sarah Batchelor was found not guilty of grand larceny on 9 July 1740]

 

Sarah Batchelor, of Christ Church, was indicted for stealing a Green Silk Purse, val.1 d. and 4 Half Guineas, and 10 s.6 d. in Silver, the Property of  Mary Dalby[.]

[…]

Mary Anniball: I keep a Butter-Shop, just by Mr. Trueman's Bacon-shop: and I saw the Prisoner go by my Shop a Minute before the Purse was lost [...] I knew her no otherways, than by singing  Ballads about the Market. 

cite as

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 01 February 2019), July 1740, trial of Sarah Batchelor (t17400709-43), number t7400709-43. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1550821468685 accessed: 17 May, 2022

location of experience: Newgate market, London

Listeners

Mary Anniball
shopkeeper

Listening to

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unspecified Ballad singing at a market performed by Sarah Batchelor

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1740 and 1749
Medium live
Listening Environment in public

Notes

The listening experience was identified in ‘The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913’, a fully searchable database detailing the lives of non-elite people, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London’s central criminal court. Tim Hitchcock, Robert Shoemaker, Clive Emsley, Sharon Howard and Jamie McLaughlin, et al., The Old Bailey Proceedings Online, 1674-1913 (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0 February 2019)


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 07:44:29 +0000
Approved on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 11:02:47 +0100