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Journal of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland
First Session of the Fourth General Assembly
St. John's,
E.D. Shea, 1848
Colonial Government Journals

 

Reports of the Sherriff's Return

Sent. = sentence; anything in { } are my comments - Ann (may be contacted through the contributor's page)

1846 - Twillingate - for the Crown Side

William Hart
Crime - Larceny
Abode - Twillingate
Verdict - Pleaded Guilty
Sent. - 14 dys imprisonment &kept to hard labor

William Pelley
Crime - Larceny
Abode - Twillingate
Verdict - Pleaded guilty
Sent. - 14 dys imprisonment & kept to hard labor

1846 - Bonavista - Crown Side

John Tough
Crime - Forgery
Abode - Catalina
Verdict - Guilty
Sent. - 2 yrs imprisonment

Phillip Handcock
Crime - Assault
Abode - Knights Cove
Verdict - a true Bill

William Handcock
Crime - Assault
Abode - Knights Cove
Verdict - a true Bill

1846 - Trinity - Crown Side

David Rogers
Crime - Assault
Abode - Old Perlican
Verdict - Gulity
Sent.- 2 mths imprisonment

John Smith
Crime - Assault with attempt to commit rape
Abode - Hants Harbour
Verdict - Guilty
Sent. - 3 mths imprisonment &hard labor

1846 - Harbour Grace - Crown Side

William Joy
Crime - Assault
Abode - Harbour Main
Verdict - Guilty
Sent. - Judgement Arrested, Prisoner Discharged

1847 - Trinity - Crown Side

Elizabeth Hiscock
Crime - Felony
Abode - Trinity
Verdict - Bill ignored

1847 - Harbour Grace, SpringTerm - Crown Side

John Penny
Crime - Assault on Sheriff
Abode - Carbonear
Verdict - Guilty
Sentence- £25

William Penny
Crime - Assault on Sheriff
Abode - Carbonear
Verdict - Guilty
Sentence - Not Guilty

John Vokey
Crime - Larceny
Abode - Spaniards Bay
Verdict - Bill ignored

John Phelan
Crime - Larceny
Abode - Spaniards Bay
Verdict - Bill ignored

Richard Frazer
Crime - Larceny
Abode - Spaniards Bay
Verdict - Bill ignored

1847 - Harbour Grace - Crown Side

John Rorke
Crime - Nuisance
Abode - Carbonear
Verdict - Bill ignored

George Forward
Crime - Nuisance
Abode - Carbonear
Verdict - Bill ignored

1847 - Harbour Grace, Autumn Term - Crown Side

W. Reardon
Crime - Assault on a Baliff
Abode - Perry's Cove
Verdict - Guilty
Sent. - 1 mth imprisonment

John Dunn
Crime - Assault on a Baliff
Abode - Perry's Cove
Verdict - Guilty
Sent. - 1 mth imprisonment

John Reardon
Crime - Assault on a Baliff
Abode - Perry's Cove
Verdict - Guilty
Sent. - 1 wk. imprisonment

W. Reardon Jr.
Crime - Assault on a Baliff
Abode - Perry's Cove
Verdict - Guilty
Sent. - 1 wk. imprisonment

Martin Doyle
Crime - Assault on a Baliff
Abode - Perry's Cove
Verdict - Guilty
Sent. - 1 wk. imprisonment

John Doyle
Crime - Assault on a Baliff
Abode - Perry's Cove
Verdict - Guilty
Sent. - 1 wk. imprisonment

1847 - Fogo - Crown Side

John Miller
Crime - Stealing from a Wreck
Abode - Joe Batts Arm
Verdict - On bail after Bill found

John Furlong
Crime - Stealing from a Wreck
Abode - Joe Batts Arm
Verdict - On bail after Bill found

Phillip Reeves
Crime - Stealing from a Wreck
Abode - Joe Batts Arm
Verdict - On bail after Bill found

Henry Harvey
Crime - Stealing from a Wreck
Abode - Joe Batts Arm
Verdict - On bail after Bill found

1847 - Bonavista - Crown Side

Mary Feacy{?}
Crime - Larceny
Abode - Bonavista
Verdict - Bill ignored

Michael Walsh
Crime - Felony
Abode - Plate Cove
Verdict - On bail after Bill found

Bartholemew Walsh
Crime - Felony
Abode - Plate Cove
Verdict - Bench Warrent Out

1848 - Bonavista - Crown Side

Sarah Osmond
Crime - Concealment
Abode - Greenspond
Verdict - Guilty
Verdict - Imprisonment 12 mths

W. Marshfield
Crime - Assault on Baliff
Abode - Bonavista
Verdict - Guilty
Sentence - Imprisonment 8 wks

J. Keough
Crime - Assault
Abode - Bonavista
Verdict - Guilty
Sentence - Imprisonment 1 mth & £5

John Chant
Crime - Assault on a Baliff
Abode - Bird Island Cove
Verdict - Pleaded Guilty
Sentence - Imprisonment 2 mth

Henry Dunn
Crime - Assault
Abode - Bayley's {?}
Verdict - Guilty
Sentence - £1

Susan Dunn
Crime - Assault
Abode - Bayley's {?}
Verdict - Not Guilty

S. Abbot
Crime - Assault
Abode - Bayley's {?}
Verdict - Not Guilty

J. Abbot
Crime - Assault
Abode - Bayley's {?}
Verdict - Not Guilty

John Keough
Crime - Assault on Baliff
Abode - Bonavista
Verdict - Bill ignored

1848 - Trinity - Crown Side

Richard Watts
Crime - Larceny
Abode - Trinity
Verdict - Guilty
Sentence - Imprisonment for 3 mths

William Sivier
Crime - Larceny
Abode - Riders Harbour
Verdict - Absconded
Sentence - Bonds estreated

1848 - Harbour Grace, Autumn Term - Crown Side

S. Aylward
Crime - Larceny
Abode - Western Bay
Verdict - Not Guilty

C. Hockings
Crime - Concealment
Abode - Bay Roberts
Verdict - Pleaded Guilty
Sentence - Imprisonment 4 mths.

E. {?} Richards
Crime - Concealment
Abode - Bareneed
Verdict - Pleaded Guilty
Sentence - Imprisonment 6 mths

John Martin
Crime - Arson
Abode - Grates Cove
Verdict- Bill ignored

J. Snelgrove
Crime - Arson
Abode - Grates Cove
Verdict- Bill ignored

S. Snelgrove
Crime - Arson
Abode - Grates Cove
Verdict - Bill ignored

 

 

Page Contributed by Ann (MacDonald) Batten

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (February 25, 2004)

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