Joseph Sisterron et al. in London, England - 18 December, 1751

from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 08 February 2019), May 1752, trial of Joseph Sisterron (t17520514-10).:

[Sisterron was acquitted of assault and robbery on 14 May 1752] 

 

Prisoner's defence

[Joseph Sisterron] I was coming from guard that day, with all my arms and accoutrements upon me, and my grenadier cap on: going to my quarters at the Green-Man, I had happen'd to stay along with two or three of my comrades. I was singing as I went along: I met the prosecutor [William Pratt], I said, who is there? said he, a friend: then said I, let's see who the friend is[.]

cite as

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 08 February 2019), May 1752, trial of Joseph Sisterron (t17520514-10)., number t17520514-10. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1550848256599 accessed: 13 August, 2020

location of experience: London, England

Listeners

Listening to

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unspecified singing performed by Joseph Sisterron

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 December, 1751
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 Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:10:56 +0000
Approved on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 14:19:31 +0100