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From: Joy Langdon <>
Subject: [CHS] Strays - black sheep
Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 20:10:30 +0000 (GMT)
The following, born in Cheshire, appear in the City of Exeter Police Charge Books (1847-1850):
John GILE labourer Chester Age 24 26 Nov 1847 charged with 3 others with going into shop of Blackmore baker & theft of bread and soliciting and receiving money from
different persons. Gile and 2 others discharged and relief from poor box of 1/6 each, 4th accused got 7 days in prison.
The index also gives description: 5ft 5, brown hair, hazel eyes, oval face. Occupation excavator.
George & James DICKENS weavers (no ages given) Macclesfield 25 Feb 1848 (1 blind the other nearly blind) charged with begging 1 week hard labour.
William TURNER silk weaver Macclesfield age 21 14 Nov 1849 charged with another with stealing 2 loaves of bread. Remanded then discharged.
Robert JENKINS painter Stockport age 25 26 Nov 1849 charged with theft of 3 small loaves of bread. 1 week in prison.
Wm Henry POLLARD joiner Macclesfield age 32 04 Dec 1849 charged with begging. Cautioned and discharged.
John DAVENPORT bookbinder Chester age 60 28 Sep 1850 charged with begging. 1 week in prison.
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