Lists of prisoners in Chester Goal

Lists of prisoners in Chester Goal 1808-1810

 

1808

Name
Age
Origins
Notes
JOHN KERNS 25 Belfast A deserter from 4 Dragoons - Sent to his Regt.
ZACHARIAH POWELL 46 Chester Theft from JOHN WILKINSON - Not Guilty
MARGARET BENNETT 29 Hawarden, Flintshire Theft from T:STRETTLES
SARAH LUNT 32 Chester Theft
JOHN ROBINSON 20 Blackburn, Lancs Stole a box
JOHN ROBINSON 20 Blackburn, Lancs Deserter from Gunner Drivers - sent to his Regiment
JOSEPH BROOM 44 Budworth, Cheshire Deserter from Gunner Drivers - sent to his Regiment
WILLIAM EVANS 30 Llanvuth[l]in, Merioneth Deserter from 7th Battalion, Royal Marines - Sent to Regt.
ANN ROBERTS 52 Caernarvon, Caernarvonshire Stole 26 yds of cloth from shop of Mr.SAML. STRETTLES
GEORGE HARVY alias WILLM.ROBINSON 19 Norwich, Norfolk Stole pocket book at horse fair in Foregate St. from ROBERTS of Corwen - Transported-7yrs. *Escaped from goal 12-05-1809, SAMUEL HUGHES, Gaoler.
JAMES GORE 20 Killcock, countrymade Suspected assault & robbery of JOHN ROBERTS at Handbridge. Discharged, soldier in 8th Regt. of Foot
JAMES KILLEN 50 - Stole cotton handkerchief, the property of DAVID COLLINS, Licensed Hawker
MARTHA FRE[R]E 48 Newton, Chester Stole cloth diaper - 12 months + 2 in solitary
THOMAS DARLINGTON 21 Chester Stole shoes from ALICE BORDEN, widow from her house in Foregate St. - 2 months + 2 in solitary
JOSEPH WALKER 41 Chester Indecent exposure to "well dressed women" on the walls.
HENRY ITHALL 23 Wrexham Took 2 guineas enlistment fee when joining the Royal Marines knowing he was ruptured.

1809

Name
Age
Origins
Notes
JOHN BARNES 33 Harlesden, Lancs. Tried for stealing horse at parish of Gisburn,Yorks, Property of JOHN DEAN of [R]immington in said parish - Not Guilty
JOHN PARRY 23 - Killed ANNE HEWITT at St.Mary's by neglect driving his master's team. Manslaughter - 3 months in House of Correction, hard labour.
HESTHER GRIFFITH 47 Greenwich, Kent Stole cloth, from shop of SAML STRETTLES - 3 months
EDWARD BROWN 24 Blackburn Stole 3 plains off GEORGE BOWDEN, carpenter - Not Guilty
MARTIN BURN 47 [R]acool, Dublin Passed forged coins - 6 months
JAMES JACKSON 24 Wharton, Lancs Stole adze - Not Guilty
JANE JONES 23 Alkin,[Halkyn?], Flint Stole cotton cloth from shop of SAML.STRETTLES - 12 months
JANE DAVIES 18 Puddington, Cheshire Stole a sheet - 7 years Transportation
THOMAS PLIMSTONE 18 Stoke, Cheshire Stole horse - Sentenced to death but reprieved not being a common thief - 12 months
SARAH MEADOWCROFT 29 Liverpool, Lancs. Stole silver button from TIMOTHY ALLCOCK - Not Guilty

1810

Name
Age
Origins
Notes
THOMAS LYON 38 Over, Cheshire Stole ladder - Not guilty
THOS.DAVIES 23 Hope, Flints. Stole 2 casks - Not Guilty
ELIZABETH ROBERTS 32 Ruthin, Denbighshire Stole cotton handkerchiefs - 10 months + privately whipt
SAMUEL CHEEARS 48 Chesswick, Cumberland Stole a coat from JOSEPH HOWELL of St.Mary on the Hill
JOHN CHISEM - - Desertion from His Majestie's 23 Regt. of Foot.
WIILIAM SMITH Real name THOS FARRINGTON 25 Sheepshead, Leicester Death- Burglary of the house of ROBERT FLETCHER
JOHN CLARK 27 London, Westminster Death- Burglary
ROBERT BAXTER 21 London, Middlesex Not Guilty, but detained re 200 yds of cotton cloth, property of ROBERT & THOMAS BUSHELL, THOMAS & SAMUEL BAKER
JAMES MARTIN 30 Dublin -
EDWARD EDWARDS 22 Llanvechan, Merioneth -

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