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Prisoner record from Bedford

Offence details

James Knapton Name: James Knapton Age: 22 Date of Offence: 22nd March 1864 Offence: Setting fire to a stack of oats the property of Richard Howes, at Houghton Regis. Sentence: 6 Years Penal Servitude Type of trial: Assizes

Personal details

Height: 5 ft 6 ½ inches Hair colour: Sandy Eye colour: Light hazel Aliases: Spencer, Madge Visage: Long Complexion: Fair Identifying marks: The crucifixion in blue on right forearm, a wreath, a crown and JK on left forearm.
Trade or occupation: Miner Education: Imp Marriage status: Single Number of children: Unknown Religion: Protestant

Residence details

Birth town: Horton Birth country: England Residence town: High Street, Horton, Nr Bradford Residence county: Yorkshire Residence country: England

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