A Return of the Mail Robberies which have been committed on
the Roads since the year 1824 to the present time. -


Date and Place where offence committed


Whether effected by violence or simple Theft.

Result of Proceedings

John Spittal and two others -



Thomas Dennett And John Pankhurst

Apprehended for stealing from the Oxford Mail Cart at Brackley in the County of Nothampton on the 15th October 1827 four mail Bags containing Bank notes and Bills of Exchange..........

Apprehended for stealing from the Lewes Mail Cart at Lewes on the 18th November 1828 - Three Coats and a whip.....





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Simple Theft.




Simple Theft.

Tried and Convicted



Dennett - tried & convicted Pankhurst - acquitted