Derbyshire Lent Assises Thursday March 15 18??
ANTHONY STRANGE,Aged 21,for stealing at Crich,eight pounds of bread,the
property of Gervase Spendlove .The prosecutor,a farmer in the parish of
Crich,observed the prisoner loitering about his premises after he had done
his day,s work,on the 12th of January;he missed a loaf,and went to the
prisoner,s father,s,and charged him with stealing the loaf;the prisoner
acknowledged that he had taken it,and said where it was;some had been cut
off;the prisoner pleaded want;witness did not see any other victuals in
the house------Guilty,but recommended to mercy.-----To be imprisoned one
month,and kept to hard labour.