Image of a record of sentences at Illchester Gaol, 1817

Sentences for Crimes, 1816 - 1818

Ilchester Gaol

Name: George Bulgin
When Convicted: Lent Assizes, 1816
Crime: Assault, with intent to commit a Rape
Sentence: Three Years Imprisonment in the Common Gaol

Name: Lucy Smart
When Convicted: Lent Assizes, 1816
Crime: Receiving stolen Goods
Sentence: Fourteen Years Transportation

Name: William Dymock
When Convicted: Midsummer Assizes, 1816
Crime: Assaulting an Infant, and Assaulting a Spinster with intent to Ravish
Sentence: Eighteen Calendar Months Imprisonment in the Common Gaol, and fined One Shilling for each Offence

Name: William Hodder, John Chamberlain
When Convicted: Epiphany Sessions, 1817
Crime: Riot and Assault, and Riot and Assault
Sentence: Twelve Calendar Months in the common Gaol, and fined One Shilling for each Offence

Name: Elizabeth Wilkins, Sarah Hewitt, Mary Balch
When Convicted: Lent Assizes, 1817
Crime: Grand Larceny
Sentence: Seven Years Transportation

Name: Sarah Lawrence
When Convicted: Lent Assizes, 1817
Crime: Receiving stolen Goods
Sentence: Three Years Imprisonment in the Common Gaol, and One Shilling.

Name: Lynda Williams, alias Gosney
When Convicted: Summer Assizes, 1817
Crime: Uttering Counterfeit Coin
Sentence: One Year's Imprisonment in the Common Gaol, and to find Sureties for two Years more

Name: Hester Sheen
When Convicted: Summer Assizes, 1817
Crime: Grand Larceny
Sentence: Seven Years Transportation

Name: Jane Gardner
When Convicted: Summer Assizes, 1817
Crime: Receiving stolen Goods
Sentence: Fourteen Years Transportation

Name: Jane Long
When Convicted: Michaelmas Sessions, 1817
Crime: Receiving stolen Goods
Sentence: Fourteen Years Transportation

Name: George Britton AND John Yeatman
When Convicted: Michaelmas Sessions, 1817
Crime: Uttering Counterfeit Coin
Sentence: One Year's Imprisonment in the Common Gaol, and to find Sureties(sercurity, i.e bail) Two Years more

Name: James Hopkins
When Convicted: Epiphany Sessions, 1818
Crime: Articles of the Peace exhibited against him
Sentence: Confined for want of Sureties One Year

Name: Joseph Edwards
When Convicted: Lent Assizes, 1818
Crime: Feloniously putting off Counterfeit Coin.
Sentence: Twelve Calendar Months Imprisonment in the Common Gaol
Name: Sarah Perram Deborah Filer
When Convicted: Lent Assizes, 1818
Crime: Concealing the Birth of Female, issue of their Bodies
Sentence: Twelve Calendar Months Imprisonment in the Common Gaol

Name: Joseph Lapham
When Convicted: Lent Assizes, 1818
Crime: Grand Larceny
Sentence: Six Calendar Months Imprisonment in the Common Gaol, and once privately Whipped

Name: William Davies
When Convicted: Lent Assizes, 1818
Crime: Manslaughter
Sentence: Nine Calendar Months Imprisonment in the Common Gaol, and fined One Shilling

Name: Elizabeth Summers
When Convicted: Lent Assizes, 1818
Crime: Stealing Goods from a Person
Sentence: To be transported for her Natural Life

Name: Elizabeth Smith AND Charlotte Scott
When Convicted: Lent Assizes, 1818
Crime: Stealing Goods from a Person
Sentence: To be Transported Fourteen Years

Name: Richard Pullen
When Convicted: Lent Assizes, 1818
Crime: Grand Larceny
Sentence: To be transported for Seven Years each
Name: William Marsham, Joseph Bailey, Samuel Maggs
When Convicted: Easter Sessions, 1818
Crime: Grand Larceny
Sentence: To be transported for Seven Years each

Name: Shadrack Vennell, James Guilliford
When Convicted: Easter Sessions, 1818
Crime: Assaulting Peace Officers in the Execution of their Duty
Sentence: Twelve Calendar Months Imprisonment in the Common Gaol, and fined One Shilling, and to enter into their Recognizance with Sureties to keep the Peace

Names: Maria Vater, Richard Snook, alias Rugg, Robert Adams, Simon Callow, Thomas Baker, Elias Smith
When Convicted: Midsummer Sessions, 1818
Crime: Grand Larceny
Sentence: Transported for Seven Years

Name: James Biggs
When Convicted: Midsummer Sessions, 1818
Crime: Riot
Sentence: Fined One Shilling, and to find Sureties to keep the Peace One Year.

Name: John Pinchin
When Convicted: Midsummer Sessions, 1818
Crime: Assaulting a Constable in the execution of his office.
Sentence: Six Calendar Months Imprisonment in the Common Gaol, and fined One Shilling

Name: Robert Reed
When Convicted: Midsummer Sessions, 1818 Crime: Assault
Sentence: Six Calendar Months Imprisonment in the Common Gaol, and fined One Shilling

Name: Richard Bounds
When Convicted: Midsummer Sessions, 1818 Crime: Assault
Sentence: Three Calendar Months Imprisonment in the Common Gaol, and fined One Shilling

Name: George Pine, Samuel Pring
When Convicted: Midsummer Sessions, 1818
Crime: Assault
Sentence: One Calendar Months Imprisonment in the Common Gaol, and fined One Shilling

Name: George Maggs
When Convicted: Midsummer Sessions, 1818
Crime: Riot and Assault Sentence: Two Calendar Months Imprisonment in the Common Gaol, fined Forty Shillings, and to find Sureties to keep the Peace One Year

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