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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 ...


Wild, Jonathan (bap. 1683, d. 1725), thief-taker, was born in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, and baptized on 6 May 1683. He was the eldest of five children of 'mean but honest Parents': his father, possibly John Wyld, was a carpenter who probably died about 1699; his mother (...


Jonathan Wild (bap. 1683, d. 1725) by Thomas Cook, pubd 1819 (after unknown artist, 1725) © National Portrait Gallery, London