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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

Name: Joseph Adams Age: 19 Date of Offence: 6th December 1853 Offence: On 21st November 1853 at Leighton Buzzard stealing one bushel of potatoes value 8 pence the property of William Dumpleton Sentence: 21 Days Hard Labour or pay 1 pound 10 shillings and fourpence Type of trial: Summarily Convicted

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 2 ½ inches Hair colour: Sandy Eye colour: Grey Visage: Oval Complexion: Fresh Identifying marks:
Trade or occupation: Labourer Education: Read Imperfectly Marriage status: Single Number of children: Unknown Religion: Church of England

Residence details

Birth town: Leighton Buzzard Residence town: Leighton Buzzard Residence county: Bedfordshire

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