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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

George Brown Name: George Brown Age: 21 Date of Offence: 30th October 1860 Offence: Stealing from the person of one Mary Mayne one promissary note of the value of 5 pounds, two sovereigns and 1 half sovereign the property of James Mayne on the 20th October 1860 Sentence: 4 years Penal Servitude Type of trial: Bedfordshire Quarter Sessions

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 3 ½ inches Hair colour: Brown Eye colour: Hazel Visage: Oval Complexion: Sallow Identifying marks: Scar on left ankle, two on same knee, marks of abscesses on both sides of neck, slightly pockmarked, eyes slightly crossed.
Trade or occupation: Hair brush stainer Education: Imp Marriage status: Single Number of children: Unknown Religion: Protestant

Residence details

Birth town: Leicester Birth country: England Residence parish: no fixed residence

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