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.