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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

Name: David Beard Age: 18 Date of Offence: 27th May 1851 Offence: On 22nd May 1851 at Elstow stealing one jacket value 2 shillings, one half a crown and one sixpence the property of William Curtis Sentence: 1 Year Hard Labour

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 3 inches Hair colour: Brown Eye colour: Grey Visage: Round Complexion: Fresh Identifying marks: Very large scar near the left eye
Trade or occupation: Labourer Education: Read Marriage status: Single Number of children: Unknown

Residence details

Birth town: Dunstable Residence town: Marston Residence county: Bedfordshire

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