Lists of prisoners in Chester Goal 1811-1814

Lists of prisoners in Chester Goal 1811-1814

 

1811

Name
Age
Origins
Notes
SARAH VAUGHAN 26 Llandasell, Montgomeryshire Theft of 2 surples from St.Mary's Church - 7 years transport, later free pardon. Delivered to her sister ELIZABETH GOUGH of Cavenpoeth, nr.Gillsfield,Welchpool, Merioneth
JAMES ELLIS 32 [---rridge], North [Yorks] Burglary of house of OWEN BAGE of Chester. A pensioner from 15th Foot. One leg shorter than the other, & wears a high heel. aquatinted
JOHN JONES 53 Chester - Hatter Deserter from H.M.Regt.of Royal Flintshire Militia Sent to Woolwich
JOHN HALL 26 Liverpool Deserter from 84 Regt. of Foot. Sent to his Regt.

1812

Name
Age
Origins
Notes
WILLM.SMITH alias YOUNG 25 Rishock, Worcestershire - Labourer Deserter from Royal Wagon Train of Artillery & other Regt.s Sent to Birmingham
THOMAS PLYMSTONE 21 Stoke, Cheshire Stole shoes & stockings from RICHARD SHUTTLEWORTH aquatinted.
RICHARD YOXHALL - - is to be held re 2 sums he received from the Corporation as such Officer from the Treasury until he accounts for them
ELIZABETH POWNALL - - misdemeanour
MARTHA PRICE - - assault
JOHN SMITH 27 Stockport, Cheshire - Labourer Deserter from 9th Batt.Royal Artillery
SALISBURY THOMAS [THOMAS SALISBURY? NH] 22 Chester - Plaster[er] Deserter from 2nd Coldstream Regt. Guards sent to his Regt.
MARY MITCHELL alias MARY STEVENS real name MARGARET McGINNIES 47 Glasgow, Scotland - [.]asker-woman uttered & passed forged coins to JONATHAN [H]EELING not prosecuted
GEORGE [PO]SSlvetica"> 22 Bollington, Cheshire - Labourer Theft from THOMAS ROULTON Is [recruit?] belonging to Cheshire Militia
JOHN ELLIS 22 Mold, Flintshire - Whitesmith Assault on SAMUEL HOOSE [H]itted & spayed him. Spayed = cut with sword
JOSEPH BIND 42 Keswick, Cumberland - Dier -
GEORGE HAND 24 Bettley, Staffordshire - Butcher Deserter from 4th Batt. of Artillery Sent to his Regt.
ELINOR EDWARDS 38 Wrexham, Denbighshire Murder of her male bastard child. Acquitted
JOHN SHAW Brought up at Barton in Lincs. Marked with the smallpox 28 Driffile, Yorkshire - Bricklayer Deserter from 4th Div. Royal Marines. Sent back to the Marines
EDWARD EVANS alias PARROTNOSE-has a very large nose reclining to the right side of his face 34 Mold - Labourer theft aquatinted

1813

Name
Age
Origins
Notes
JAMES METTAM 22 Derby, Derbyshire - shoemaker Deserter from H.M.Royal Artillery. Has recently been in The Infirmary, has a mark on the right brest caused by a musket shott.
ROBERT EVANS 20 Kinnerton, Denbighshire - Labourer Killed THOMAS HARDING by running over his head. discharged.
WILLIAM BRIDGE Alias THOMPER LOWE Alias JOHN BLAND 24 Forrest of Rossendale - Labourer Deserter from 9th Batt.Royal Artillery. Sent to the Isle of Wight.
ELINOR MOORE 68 Waterford, Ireland Uttered counterfeit coins to RICHD TAYLOR in Bridge St.
PAUL BLOOM alias WILLM.WOODHOUSE 20 Redford nr.Nottingham - Stocking framer Deserter from 23 Regt. of Dragoons and enlisted in 32 Regt.of Foot
CATHERINE EVANS 55 Mold Theft from JOHN CRIMES

1814

Name
Age
Origins
Notes
JOHN CROSLEY 49 Chester Deserter from 12 Regt.of Foot
ANN STEVENSON otherwise HANNAH STEVENSON a singlewoman 17 Shrewsbury, Shropshire - Nailor Theft from MARY CUTTER, widow
RICHARD VARLEY 34 Coln, Lancs. - Stonemason. A wife & 1 child Attempted rape of SARAH MOSS No prosecution
JOSIAH WALLEY 32 Warton, Cheshire - Married, no children Manslaughter of JOHN WILLIAMS of [R]aughton [Fryer?]. Lived at Roughton Moor & worked with Mr.Parsons, farmer, at Roughton Moor. 1 week + Bound over
ROBERT JONES 20 Newgate St. Chester, a wrighting stacioner, employed to Mr.HUXLEY. Unmarried Cutting & maiming JOB VENABLES
MARGARET RYLEY Alias MARGARET SWEENEY 35 Gibraltar Passing counterfeit coins. 1st husband killed at Corunna 1807, 2 sons in Duke of York School,& 2 daughters in Shrewsbury. First stated she was wife of JOHN SWINNEY, married in London, but a later note says he is not but he travels with her as a cutter of base coin, and JOHN OBRIEN is aquainted and lives with her.
MARY VALENTINE 23 Crosshowell, Denbighs. Theft from JAMES PARKER in Chester
JOHN DONE 24 Hand[rinco], Montgomeryshire Deserter from HM 19 Regt. of Light Dragoons
RICHARD WRIGHT 28 Chester Not Guilty of assault
WILLIAM MOORE 34 Grisby, [Greasby?] Wirral, Cheshire Theft from WILLIAM SELLER,brewer
EDWARD ROBERTS 59 Shrewsbury, Shropshire - Labourer Theft. Not Guilty. Has disabled right hand, belonged to 31st Regt. of Foot,Discharged [..] out Pensioner of Chelsea Hospital 16-10-1778

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