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Rewse, Bodenham (d. 1725), thief-taker and prison warden, is of unknown parentage. He married Thomasine Springwell in Lincoln's Inn chapel, Holborn, London, in 1690 or 1691. Rewse was an embroiderer, living in September 1693 in Bow Street, Bloomsbury; the most reliable records place him in 1696 in ...