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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

Name: Jabez Arnold Age: 14 Date of Offence: 6th September 1851 Offence: On 5th Sept.1851 at St.Paul Bedford being found in an inclosed garden for the purpose of stealing fruit Sentence: 14 Days Hard Labour Type of trial: Summarily Convicted

Personal details

Height: 4 ft 9 inches Hair colour: Brown Eye colour: Hazel Visage: Oval Complexion: Swarthy Identifying marks: One scar under the left ear
Trade or occupation: Labourer Education: Read and Write Imperfectly Marriage status: Single Number of children: Unknown

Residence details

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

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