On this DayQuarter Sessions

On this day … 19 October 1839

The Hampshire Advertiser reported on the recent Quarter Sessions that took place on 15th October 1839 in Winchester.

Extract from the article HANTS GENERAL QUARTER SESSIONS.1

From the Calendar of Prisoners we discover a little more. James WATERS is at Winchester Gaol “the Bridewell” and has been there since the 31st August 1839. He has to do Hard Labour for his 3 month sentence. The crime of stealing wheat from Robert HOLDWAY we learn took place on the 25th August 1839.

Extract from the Calendar of Prisoners2

  1. Findmypast Newspaper collection, Hampshire Advertiser, 19 Oct 2039, Pg. 3 of 4 ↩︎
  2. Ancestry.co.uk, UK, Prison Commission Records, 1770-1951, Winchester Gaol, Hampshire: Calendar of Trials At Quarter Sessions For the County of Southampton 15 October 1839 ↩︎

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