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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

Name: Thomas Asplin Age: 33 Date of Offence: 28th February 1854 Offence: On the 23rd of October 1853 at Felmersham trespassing in search of Game Sentence: 2 Calendar Months Hard Labour or pay a fine of 2 pounds and costs of 1 pound 1 shillings and sixpence. 2nd charge 2 Calendar Months or pay 2 pounds, 3rd charge 2 Calendar Months or pay 1 pound 1 shilling and sixpence Type of trial: Summarily Convicted

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 8 inches Hair colour: Sandy Eye colour: Blue Visage: Oval Complexion: Fresh Identifying marks: Scar on forehead
Trade or occupation: Labourer Education: Read and Write Imperfectly Marriage status: Married Number of children: 5

Residence details

Birth town: Thurleigh Residence town: Thurleigh Residence county: Bedfordshire

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