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Summary of Dorchester Gaol record for

George BARTLETT:

George Bartlett, 21, single. labourer, of Povington, Tyneham was 5ft 5in, with dark brown hair, hazel eyes and fair complexion. He had a few summer moulds on his face, also a small bruise on the left side of his face. He had two cuts between the first and second joints of the middle finger left-hand. There were also cuts on the little finger.

His crime was poaching. The committing magistrates was Rev. G.H. Hyde who sentenced him to three months' imprisonment. He was committed on 8 Nov 1817 and taken to Dorchester Gaol on 10 Nov 1817. White in gaol, his conduct was described as orderly. He was discharged on 2 Feb 1818.


Summary of Dorchester Gaol record for

James GALTON:

James Galton was 5ft 9 1/2 inches, with sandy & grey hair, light grey eyes and brown complexion, and had a wart on the back of his right hand. He had 5 children.

The crime was smuggling. The committing magistrates were James Frampton and William Morton Pitt Esquire. He was ordered to be imprisoned until he paid the fine of £100. He was committed on 23 Nov 1822 and taken to Dorchester Gaol the same day. He was discharged on 6 Dec 1823 on the order of the committing magistrate.


Summary of Dorchester Gaol record for

Thomas STICKLAND:

Thomas Stickland, 23, a fisherman from Tyneham in Purbeck, was 5ft 9 inches, with light brown hair, hazel eyes and fair complexion. He had five very small moles on each cheek and a small dimple in the chin. There was also the mark of an old sore on the back of his left hand. He was single.

The crime was smuggling and he was sentenced to six calendar months imprisonment. He was committed on 21 Sep 1840 and taken to Dorchester Gaol the same day. While there Thomas was described as orderly. He was discharged on 20 Mar 1841.


Summary of Dorchester Gaol record for

William STICKLAND:

William Stickland, 26, a fisherman from Tyneham in Purbeck, was 5ft 11 1/4 inches, with light brown hair, hazel eyes and fair complexion. He had five large moles in the middle of the right cheek and a dimple chin. He was married but had no children.

The crime was smuggling and he was sentenced to six calendar months imprisonment. He was committed on 21 Sep 1840 and taken to Dorchester Gaol the same day. While there William was described as orderly. He was discharged on 20 Mar 1841.