Thomas Brown – A Young Hopeful 1876

1st July – A Young Hopeful

Thomas Brown, a juvenile was charged with stealing a quantity of bread and cheese the property of Mr. T. Jenkins, Goytre on the 22nd inst.

Elizabeth Lewis deposed that the prisoner took the bread and cheese from the dairy.

Supt. M’Intosh said defendants father did not take care of him; he lay about in pigscots and out houses and was fed by anyone who would give him food.

The prisoner in answer to the Bench said his father had turned him out of doors.

Sentenced to 14 days hard labour.


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