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John Marshall

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Marshall
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
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Primary source: Central Criminal Court
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Roger Churm on 22nd May, 2019 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings
3rd June 1789
John Marshall Theft,Grand Larceny

463.John Marshall was indicted for stealing,on the 23rd of May last,one cotton handkerchief value 1s,the property of John Orton.

John Orton sworn.

The prisoner took my handkerchief about twelve in Cornhill,I felt his hand in my pocket,I looked round,and he snatched his hand out directly,and the handkerchief,I took it from under his coat directly,and the constable came up directly and took him,and he was committed.

James Dart sworn.

I saw Mr.Orton have hold of the prisoner.Mr.Orton.had the handkerchief in his hand,he had taken it from the prisoner,and I took the handkerchief from Mr.Orton.
(The handkerchief produced and deposed by the prosecutor)

Prisoner’s Defence
A person dropped the handkerchief under a coach,and I took is up,and several people saw me take it up.

Transported for Seven Years
Tried by the London Jury before Mr Rose.

Convict Changes History

Roger Churm on 22nd May, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Central Criminal Court (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Marshall, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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