Name & Date

Charge, verdict & sentence


Walter Royle

1855 March 31st

Feloniously stealing at Great Badminton on 29th March 1855 about 28lb weight of hay, the property of Charles James Davies.

Acquitted – discharged April 2nd 1855 by order of the court.

Thornbury tinker aged 18. Height 5ft 9.25 inches, black hair, brown eyes, oval face & sallow complexion & burn inside the knees.  Native of Thornbury, single, goes about grinding tinker which he has done there