e2bn E2BN
Victorian Crime and Punishment
HomePrisoner case studiesPrisoners19th Century JusticeTeachers Area

Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

Name: William Backer Age: 55 Date of Offence: 12th July 1852 Offence: At Luton stealing a concertina Sentence: 6 Calendar Months Hard Labour Type of trial: Assizes

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 9 inches Hair colour: Grey Eye colour: Grey Visage: Broad Complexion: Fresh Identifying marks: Long scar forefinger left hand, scar on back of left hand near the thumb, long scar on lower part of left hand near the thumb
Trade or occupation: Shipwright Education: Read and Write Marriage status: Married Number of children: 4

Residence details

Birth town: Dusseldorf Birth country: Germany Residence town: Dusseldorf

Futher details

If you have any more information about this prisoner, please let us know.