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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

Name: Sophia Beard Age: 49 Date of Offence: 25th April 1856 Offence: Stealing twenty three yards of ribbon, four gloves and one handkerchief of the value of 11 shillings the property of Samuel Ballard at the Parish of St.Pauls Bedford on the 24th April 1856 Sentence: 3 Calendar Months Hard Labour Type of trial: Summarily Convicted

Personal details

Height: 4 ft 10 ½ inches Hair colour: Grey Eye colour: Hazel Visage: Round Complexion: Fresh Identifying marks: Wart on left cheek small mole on right cheek
Trade or occupation: Labourer Marriage status: Married Number of children: 3

Residence details

Birth town: Wootton Residence town: Wootton Residence county: Bedfordshire

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