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From: "Alwynne Mackie" <>
Subject: Re: Charge of Cruelty
Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 17:04:59 +1000
References: <c74qe0$i6rpd$1@ID-233814.news.uni-berlin.de> <40972cb1.26574394@news>
Yes, I am in Melbourne, but I know that there wasn't a follow up in The
Times - at least, according to their online index. So I really need another
source, like a local paper, but guessing the date would be very difficult.
Cheers, and many thanks,
"Barbara J.Kolle" <> wrote in message
> Hi Alwynne....
> Have the feeling you may be in Melbourne and, if so, then the State
> Library holds the index (on computer) to The Times and also the films
> for you to check. If elsewhere, no doubt your major State Library
> would have similar records.
> Regards.....Barbara K
> On Mon, 3 May 2004 17:08:30 +1000, "Alwynne Mackie"
> <> wrote:
> >I have found an account of a committal hearing on the charge of cruelty
> >Bristol Police Court on Wed 15 March 1876. The person bailed to attend
> >was a Mrs Sophia Batten of Harley Villa, Redland Road at, I think,
> >The account was in The Times the following day, but a search failed to
> >any follow up hearing.
> >Can anyone please tell me how I might go about finding an account of the
> >trial/hearing? I am here in Australia, so am limited in my access to
> >With thanks,
> Barbara Kolle
> Melbourne, Victoria, Australia