Elizebeth Thomas – Getting into a House at Goytrey 1869

Usk Observer 30th January 1869 – Getting into a House at Goytrey

(Yew Tree Cottage Rhydloyfan)

Getting into a house at Goytre. – Elizabeth Thomas was charged with stealing 2s 6d., the moneys of George Watkins at Goytre on the 16th inst., Mrs Watkins stated that on her return home on the day named, she found that her house , which was left locked had been broken open. Prisoner was found in one of the bedrooms, and had put the half crown and some other things into the holes in the wall, where the police discovered them; the girl had been in the habit of going into the house and had been very kindly treated. Sentenced to three weeks hard labour.


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