RefNoSY295/7/1
TitleCharge Books
DescriptionThe early volumes record the following information:
Date
No.
Prisoner name
Age
By whom charged
Office
Time [of day]
Watchman’s name
How disposed of and amount of expenses
Deposit
Amount received
Bail forfeited.

Later volumes record more information:
No.
Date of apprehension
Name and address of person charged
Age
Country [Ethnicity] [usually English, Irish, Scotch]
Degree of education
Whether stranger or resident / how long if resident
Trade or occupation
If in employment - amount of wages per week
Married, single, No. of children
Character [e.g. drunkard, etc]
The charge
Person charging
Witness name
By whom taken into custody
Property found on person or elsewhere
Signature of the police officer taking the charge
Hour - if admitted to bail
Magistrates name
Charge - how disposed of [fine, trial, etc]
Date of disposal
Prison fees
General classification of offence
Remarks (result of trial, property found - how disposed of, if fined - whether paid, default, etc).
Date1836 - 1865
Extent12 items
AccessStatusOpen
LevelSeries
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