William Shakespeare Woollen Weaver 9 Jany. 1 Vic servt to George Goodman the elder at. 2 1/2 Crown of the monies of sd. George Goodman the elder Jury says Guilty. Imp kept to hd Ho. Co. 3 Cal. Mos.
(The offence was obviously in the first year of the reign of Queen Victoria and the offender was sent to a House of Correction for 3 Calender Months).
[From Assize Records PRO Chancery Lane, London]