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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

Name: William Blundell Age: 55 Date of Offence: 8th February 1856 Offence: Did at Biggleswade on the 19th day of November 1855, allow a boy 14 years of age to ascend a chimney contrary to the statute in that case made and provided Sentence: 3 Weeks Hard Labour Type of trial: Summarily Convicted

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 7 inches Hair colour: Grey Eye colour: Grey Visage: Oval Complexion: Fresh Identifying marks: Cut mark on right eyebrow and bridge of nose, front teeth worn down to the gum and quite black, a large scar on right arm and back of right hand, toes contracted from Rheumatism
Trade or occupation: Sweep Education: Read Marriage status: Widower Number of children: 5

Residence details

Birth town: Potton Residence town: Biggleswade Residence county: Bedfordshire

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