George Marshall et al. in The Ship Alehouse, Stamford-hill, London - 27 September, 1766, at night

from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 12 February 2019), October 1766, trial of Henry Peake (t17661022-47):

[Henry Peake was found guilty on 22 October 1766 of stealing a silver tankard and sentenced to branding]

 

John York: I live with Mr. Marshall [keeper of the Ship alehouse, Stamford Hill]. On the 27th of September there were eight or nine men and a woman came into our house; they had several tankards of beer, and bread and cheese; some sang,  some went to dancing, at last they quarrelled; the prisoner was one of them, I remember him in particular; he ran about the room dancing; he was soon missing out of the company; after which my master missed a silver tankard[.]

cite as

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 12 February 2019), October 1766, trial of Henry Peake (t17661022-47), number t17661022-47. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1550932475483 accessed: 7 October, 2022

location of experience: The Ship Alehouse, Stamford-hill, London

Listeners

George Marshall
Publican
John York
Servant

Listening to

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unspecified singing performed by Henry Peake, unnamed men and women

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 September, 1766, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, 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 Sat, 23 Feb 2019 14:34:36 +0000
Approved on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 16:00:41 +0100