Catalogue description Prisoner name: Thomas Fielding. Prisoner age: 23. Prisoner occupation: Hatter,...

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Details of HO 17/53/250
Reference: HO 17/53/250

Prisoner name: Thomas Fielding.

Prisoner age: 23.

Prisoner occupation: Hatter, employee of Messrs Benjamin Barrett, Hatters of Bull Street Birmingham.

Court and date of trial: Warwick Summer Assizes 1828.

Crime: Stealing in a dwelling house a bill of exchange of £18 and £30 cash from William Jones of Birmingham.

Initial sentence: Death commuted to imprisonment and hard labour for one year.

Annotated (Outcome): Nil.

Petitioner(s): John Parker, Mary Parker and three others.

Grounds for clemency (Petition Details): The convict is an orphan and friendless; a native of Halifax; is a lodger with the petitioners who found him sober, industrious and honest; good character; Barrett would reemploy him; did not actually perform the robbery; his youth.

Additional Information: Convicted with Thomas Morvatt.

Date: 1828 Aug 22
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: In 48
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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