Eleanor Wheeler et al. in London, England - 13 August, 1767

from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 12 February 2019), September 1767, trial of Michael Doyle , otherwise Heyden (t17670909-68):

[Michael Doyle was found guilty on 9 September 1767 of grand larceny and sentenced to transportation]

 

Eleanor Wheeler: I was Justice Miller's servant; I saw the prisoner about ten minutes before he was taken; there was a poor woman playing on music near my master's door, and he gave the poor woman a penny; the woman had two children[.]

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Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 12 February 2019), September 1767, trial of Michael Doyle , otherwise Heyden (t17670909-68), number t17670909-68. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1550933513832 accessed: 28 November, 2022

location of experience: London, England

Listeners

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Unspecified music performed by a poor woman

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 August, 1767
Medium live

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 14:51:54 +0000
Approved on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 16:04:12 +0100