Catalogue description Prisoner name(s): Peter Childerstone . Prisoner age: 28 (33). Court and date of...

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Details of HO 17/47/144
Reference: HO 17/47/144

Prisoner name(s): Peter Childerstone.

Prisoner age: 28 (33).

Court and date of trial: Old Bailey Sessions held on 1 February 1836.

Crime: House breaking - stealing a table clock, a tea caddy, three counterpanes and other articles in November 1835, property of Colonel Barnes.

Initial sentence: Transportation for life.

Gaoler's report: Character not known.

Annotated (Outcome): Nil.

Petitioner(s): The convict 15 character references ; Jane Childerstone, wife, of 7 Lillyput Lane, London; J Taylor of 17 Melbury Terrace, Dorset Square, London.

Grounds for clemency (Petition Details): Convict always shown kindness, honesty and integrity towards his wife; first offence; there were several witnesses as to his good character which he will lose; his wife distressed and destitute; father hardworking and industrious.

Additional Information: On board Leviathan.

Date: 1835 Apr 18 - 1836 May 13
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: Gw 37
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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