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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

Daniel Burke Name: Daniel Burke Age: 21 Date of Offence: 4th February 1861 Offence: 1.Stealing from the dwellinghouse of Samuel Rolls in the parish of St.Paul, Jan 31 1861 four silver watches, one suit of clothes, two capes, two table spoons, one bread basket, thirteen rings and other articles, and breaking out of the said dwellinghouse. Sentence: 18 Calendar Months Hard Labour and 2 Calendar Months Hard Labour Type of trial: Bedford Quarter Sessions

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 3 ½ inches Hair colour: Black Eye colour: Dark Grey Aliases: John Wilson Visage: Oval Complexion: Swarthy Identifying marks: Several burn marks on right side, scar each side of upper lip, slightly pockmarked, eruptions on face, bushy hair.
Trade or occupation: Worked at Plumbing Education: Imp Marriage status: Single Number of children: Unknown Religion: Protestant

Residence details

Birth town: Dublin Birth country: Ireland Residence town: Whitechapel Residence country: England

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