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Offline rot1927

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« on: Wednesday 19 September 18 11:31 BST (UK) »
   

        Post Closed.
Gray - Cranwell, Lincolnshire
Househam - Sausthorpe, Lincolnshire
Brocklesby - Wrangle, Lincolnshire
Wykes - Lincolnshire
Dawson - Lincolnshire
Tomlin - Lincolnshire
Bunning - Waterford - Ireland
Johnson - Lincolnshire
Easton - Lincolnshire
Halgarth - Lincolnshire
North - Lincolnshire
Thomas - Lincolnshire

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Re: Help with Convict!
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 19 September 18 11:37 BST (UK) »
Newspaper article -  Boston Guardian 06 August 1880 - Shocking attempt to murder a woman
It is a long article but you should be able to view it on BNA website or FindMyPast

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Re: Help with Convict!
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 19 September 18 12:20 BST (UK) »
Briefly:-

Committal on 13th August 1880 and convicted on 6th November 1880 at Nottingham Winter Assizes.
Crime - Unlawful Wounding at Boston
Sentence -5 Years
Victim - Mary Ann Smith
Father - William Brocklesby of 8 Colley Street, Boston.

Findmypast has an extensive document on his previous convictions etc., including an article on the crime and a photograph of him.

David

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Re: Help with Convict!
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 19 September 18 12:42 BST (UK) »


Thanks rosie99, DCB.

Totally Shocking.
Gray - Cranwell, Lincolnshire
Househam - Sausthorpe, Lincolnshire
Brocklesby - Wrangle, Lincolnshire
Wykes - Lincolnshire
Dawson - Lincolnshire
Tomlin - Lincolnshire
Bunning - Waterford - Ireland
Johnson - Lincolnshire
Easton - Lincolnshire
Halgarth - Lincolnshire
North - Lincolnshire
Thomas - Lincolnshire