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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

William Cook Name: William Cook Age: 30 Date of Offence: 9th October 1863 Offence: Stealing a pair of trousers of the value of 14 shillings the property of Henry May at the parish of St. Paul, Bedford on the 8th October 1863. Sentence: 6 Calendar Months Hard Labour Type of trial: Bedford Quarter Sessions

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 6 inches Hair colour: Dark Brown Eye colour: Grey Visage: Long Complexion: Fresh Identifying marks: Top teeth all gone but one, large burn mark under right arm, one on body from same burn, the bottom joint forth finger contracted.
Trade or occupation: Smiths Labourer Marriage status: Married Number of children: Unknown Religion: Protestant

Residence details

Birth town: Colchester Birth country: England Residence town: Stratford Residence county: Essex Residence country: England

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