Thursday, February 9, 2012

The Thursday News - Theft

 13th November 1795
The house of George JOHNSON of Bridge-End, in the Parish of Horbling, Lincolnshire, was broke open on the 28th October 1795 and amongst other things a remarkable WATCH was taken away; the outside spring of which is hollow, Three Clips on the Side of the Face, and the inside Engine is broke (sic). If the above is offered for sale or to be pawned, on giving Notice to Mr GEORGE JOHNSON, as above, FORTY POUNDS will be paid on the Conviction of the Offender for Burglary.

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