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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

George Bennell Name: George Bennell Age: 23 Date of Offence: 10th September 1860 Offence: Found in the Parish Church of Luton on the night of the 3rd Sept. 1860 with intent to commit a Felony. Did assault and beat one Charles Neville, a Police Constable, while apprehending him, in the execution of his duty at Luton on the night of the 3rd Sept Sentence: 2 years Hard Labour Type of trial: Bedfordshire Quarter Sessions

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 10 inches Hair colour: Dark Brown Eye colour: Grey Aliases: Henry Simpson Visage: Long Complexion: Sallow Identifying marks: Mole on right side, two between blade bones, an anchor, bird, heart, G.T.G.B.P. pricked in left arm, lost little finger same hand, bad teeth in front, ruptured and wears a truss.
Trade or occupation: Butcher Education: Imp Marriage status: Single Number of children: Unknown Religion: Roman Catholic

Residence details

Birth town: Bedmont Birth country: England Residence town: Bedmont Residence county: Hertfordshire Residence country: England

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