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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

Name: William Adams Age: 21 Date of Offence: 13th November 1849 Offence: Trespassing in search of game Sentence: 1 Calendar Month Hard Labour or pay 14 shillings fine and 11 shillings costs Type of trial: Summarily Convicted

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 7 inches Hair colour: Dark Brown Eye colour: Hazel Visage: Round Complexion: Sallow Identifying marks: Large scar on the right thumb and a wart on the lower part of the right side
Education: Read and Write Imperfectly Marriage status: Married Number of children: 2

Residence details

Birth town: Kingsborn Green

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