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Information submitted by Nick GinnIn 1851, William was sentenced to 15 years transportation for arson. He was allowed to serve his sentence in Preston.
Gaol Record Detail For: William Ginn
Record ID: 10211
Commital Year: 1851
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Hazel
Marital Status: Married
Birth Town: Wrestlingworth
Birth County: Bedfordshire
Offence: On the 4th October inst. at Wrestlingworth setting fire to the dwelling house of Simeon Masters. On 6th October inst. at Wrestlingworth setting fire to the dwelling house of Simeon Yerrill
Committed By: Rev.Roger Smith
Comments on Commital: Further examination, fully committed 22nd Oct.1851
When Committed: 08/10/1851
Trial/Conviction Date: 04/03/1851
Trial Type: Assizes
Type of Gaol: Bedford County Gaol
Sentence: 15 Years Transportation
No. of Previous Convictions: 1
Previous Conviction Details: This prison
How Disposed: Removed to House of Correction Preston
Discharge Date: 05/05/1852
In the 1871 census living e in Duerden St, Leeds, where William was recorded as being a labourer in an iron works.
living in 8 Duerden St, Leeds, York, England
living Biggleswade Union Workhouse
William was the brother og my gg-grandfather.