Joseph Craig in Mansfield Street, Goodman's Fields, London - 10 November, 1772, 02:00 AM

from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 14 February 2019), December 1772, trial of WILLIAM HATCH (t17721209-110):

[William Hatch was found guilty on 9 December 1772 of stealing goods and sentenced to transportation]

 

Joseph Craig: I am a watchman. As I was crying the hour of two, in Mansfield-street, Goodman's-fields, I heard a party of people singing and making a noise; I stood at the end of Mansfield-street and Prescot-street, till they past by me; there were five of them, and most of them had bundles; the prisoner was one of them; he had a bundle covered with a surtout coat.

cite as

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 14 February 2019), December 1772, trial of WILLIAM HATCH (t17721209-110), number t17721209-110. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1550941189155 accessed: 13 July, 2020

location of experience: Mansfield Street, Goodman's Fields, London

Listeners

Joseph Craig
Watchman

Listening to

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unspecified singing performed by William Hatch, four unnamed people

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 November, 1772, 02:00 AM
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 16:59:49 +0000
Approved on Tue, 02 Apr 2019 10:42:50 +0100