Francis Sullivan in London, England - 26 June, 1768, at night

from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 12 February 2019), July 1768, trial of Samuel Craycraft Patrick Bourn (t17680706-28):

[The two prisoners, Samuel Craycraft and Patrick Bourn, were found guilty of violent theft and sentenced to death on 6 July 1768]

 

[Francis Sullivan] [L]ast Monday se'nnight I saw the two prisoners go by, both their hats were flapped; I said there are the two men; I had told the constable one of them had a black patch on the left side his check, which he had when taken; there were two men singing ballads in the street; the two prisoners stopped and stood talking to two sailors; Mrs. Chapman sent for her husband, he came and took them.

cite as

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 12 February 2019), July 1768, trial of Samuel Craycraft Patrick Bourn (t17680706-28), number t17680706-28. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1550934922463 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: London, England

Listeners

Listening to

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Ballad singing performed by two men

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 June, 1768, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public, solitary

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 15:15:22 +0000
Approved on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 16:15:52 +0100