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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

Name: William Gascoin Age: 75 Date of Offence: 14th October 1850 Offence: On 12th October 1850 at St.Paul Bedford threatening to kill May Gascoin wife of William Gascoin Sentence: 14 Days imprisonment Gaol or find Sureties to keep the peace for 6 Calendar Months next ensuing Type of trial: Summarily Convicted

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 8 inches Hair colour: Grey Eye colour: Brown Visage: Oval Complexion: Sallow Identifying marks: Large scar on the nose
Trade or occupation: Carpenter Education: Read and Write Imperfectly Marriage status: Married Number of children: 5

Residence details

Birth town: Bedford Residence town: Bedford Residence county: Bedfordshire

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