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Aylesbury Gaol Inmates


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In Ireland, but born Bucks.
Just been having a browse through the Aylesbury Library records for the prison.
Although not really funny, it brought a smile to my face.:)

Name. Fanny Stevens
Age 22
Place of birth Leighton Buzzard
Place of residence Leighton Buzzard
Parent name - n.k.
Occupation - Prostitute
Date received into gaol 5 June 1871
Crime. Damaging grass
Sentence - 14 days

DAMAGING GRASS.!!!!!! What sort of offence is that.:eek: :) :)

I reckon this was drummed up to get the poor girl off the streets.


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