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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

Joseph Hall Name: Joseph Hall Age: 43 Date of Offence: 26th January 1863 Offence: Stealing from the dwelling house of one Richard Farr 4 salts, 4 thimbles, 4 teaspoons, 5 salt and 8 table spoons, 2 sugar tongs, 1 taper box, 2 cream jugs, 1 punch ladle, 1 watch, 4 guineas at St.Cuthberts, Bedford on 20th January 1863. Sentence: 2 Years Hard Labour Type of trial: Bedford Quarter Sessions

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 4 inches Hair colour: Dark Brown Eye colour: Grey Visage: Oval Complexion: Fresh Identifying marks: Small scars on right knee, scars on left thumb and two first fingers.
Trade or occupation: Sawyer Education: Imp Marriage status: Married Number of children: Unknown Religion: Church of England

Residence details

Birth town: Ampthill Birth country: England Residence town: 6 Featherstone Buildings, Bedford Residence county: Bedfordshire Residence country: England

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