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Source: Bell's Weekly Messenger, No.1839, Sunday, July 3, 1831.

Old Bailey Sessions

On Wednesday, the Recorder of London made his report to his Majesty in Council of the following persons capitally convicted at the last sessions, Old Bailey, viz— John Smith, 29, John Langshaw, 26 Thomas Norrington, 29 and George Dent, 20, for stealing in a dwelling-house; John Hayes, 35, George Osborne, 37, John Redford, 18, Henry Bradfield, 27, Wm. Tinney, 18, Charles Crackwell, 18, John Atwick, 20, Francis Robertson, 16, Edward Brown alias Rowley, 23, Benjamin Grimley, 21, and Thomas Chalk, 21, for house-breaking; Samuel Panton, 49, George Smith, 20, and Johu [sic] Anthony Dobbs, 22, for horse-stealing; Mary alias Hannah Kelly, 40, for uttering counterfeit coin (before convicted); John Harknett, 22, and William Williams, 22, for highway robbery : all of whom his Majesty was most graciously pleased to respite during pleasure.

[London Sessions]

The London Sessions were held on Wednesday morning, before the Lord Mayor, Recorder, Sheriffs, and Aldermen. The Grand Jury were sworn, and addressed by the Recorder. The Clerk of the Arraigns then announced that at the present session there was not a single prisoner for trial, or a case of assault to investigate. The gentlemen, therefore, summoned on the Petit Jury were discharged.