Mary Ann Simmons et al. in Chick Lane, London - 2 November, 1776, at night

from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 14 February 2019), December 1776, trial of BENJAMIN VALEW (t17761204-34):

[Benjamin Valew was found guilty on 4 December 1776 of grand larceny and sentenced to whipping]

 

[Mary Ann Simmons] I saw three boys together in the highway in Chick-lane, the prisoner [Benjamin Valew] was one of them; one of them said, D - n your eyes, if you mind we shall get in, and the prisoner went into the shop and took a gown, and delivered it to another boy, who put it under his coat, and ran down the lane; I was on the opposite side of the way; they came by again singing; and Mrs. Bowes's maid laid hold of the prisoner.

cite as

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 14 February 2019), December 1776, trial of BENJAMIN VALEW (t17761204-34), number t17761204-34. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1551005249326 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: Chick Lane, London

Listeners

Listening to

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unspecified singing performed by Benjamin Valew, two boys

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 November, 1776, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, 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 Sun, 24 Feb 2019 10:47:29 +0000
Approved on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 17:18:32 +0100