Prisoner name(s): Robert Kirkwood and James Kirkwood.
Prisoner age: Robert Kirkwood aged 46 and James Kirkwood aged 20.
Prisoner occupation: Millwright (Robert Kirkwood).
Court and date of trial: Lancaster Summer Assizes, August 1831 [or 6 March 1831].
Crime: Forgery (Robert Kirkwood); uttering forged notes (James Kirkwood).
Initial sentence: [Death], commuted to transportation for life.
Gaoler's report: Robert in custody before for forgery. Both very bad characters.
Annotated (Outcome): Nil.
Petitioner(s): Robert Kirkwood and his son, James Kirkwood, the prisoners, undersigned by Sarah Kirkwood, [Robert Kirkwood's wife], and five other people.
Grounds for clemency (Petition Details): This is the prisoner's first offence; Robert Kirkwood has a wife and ten children dependent upon him.
Additional Information: Prisoners both tradesmen in Liverpool [Lancashire] at time of crime.