Wyllie – Executed for Burglary

Publication: Hereford Journal, 24 March 1790

Worcester, March 22.

On Friday last Wyllie, the pedlar, was executed here for a burglary at Broadway, he behaved penitently, and confessed that he, in company with Fraser, Wigan and Lancashire, since December last, have robbed the following houses, viz Mr. Cooper, of Sherbourne; Mr. Collin, of Upper Slaughter; Mr. Bennett of Little Reasonton, all of Gloucestershire; Dr. Wilmot, at Burton, in Warwickshire; Mr. Hines, Grover, at Burfod, in Oxfordshire; and Mrs. Harpur, at Broadway in this County.