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John PRESTON [30844]
(Abt 1776-)

 

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1. Mary SHALLIS [30845]

John PRESTON [30844]

  • Born: Abt 1776
  • Marriage (1): Mary SHALLIS [30845] on 30 Jun 1812 in St Mary St Marylebone Rd, London
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bullet  General Notes:


John is recorded in 1841 UK Census as being an Agricultural Labourer.

bullet  Research Notes:


Preston One Name Study - Roy Preston 12 Eastgate Whitworth nr Rochdale Lancashire. OL1 28UB.
Sydney researcher of William Preston 1800 - 1840 ;
lionel.benstead@one-name.org

WILLIAM DAVIES, theft : simple grand larceny.
The Proceedings of the Old Bailey Ref: t18310407-56
Trial Summary:
Crime(s): theft : simple grand larceny
Punishment Type: transportation
(Punishment details may be provided at the end of the trial.)
Verdict: Guilty
Name search for: WILLIAM DAVIES
Crime Location: Hayes
Original Text:
752. WILLIAM DAVIES was indicted for stealing,
See original - on the 28th of March, 30 plants, value 2l., and two flowerpots, value 6d. , the goods of the Honourable Juliana Curzon .
JOHN PRESTON . I am a labourer to the Honourable Juliana Curzon , at Hayes. I had known the prisoner before, at Hayes. On Saturday, the 26th of March, I saw these plants safe in the Honourable Miss Curzon's greenhouse, and I missed them on the Monday; I saw them again at Southall - the prisoner was there in custody.
WILLIAM FAIR . I am an officer. I took the prisoner at a public-house in Hayes, on Tuesday, the 29th of March; I had information that some plants had been left at Southall - I went there and saw Dennis Conner , who told me the prisoner had left these nine plants there; these are all that have been found.
DENNIS CONNER . I live at Southall, and am a gardener. On the Monday morning the prisoner brought these plants to me, a little before four o'clock; I was not up, but he called, and I came down to him - I had gone to the window first, and he said he had a parcel for me, and was to have 1s. for leaving it; I asked what it was - he said he brought it from Mr. Wye; I said I did not know such a person, and desired him not to bring them at such a time, as I had no doubt they were stolen, and the sooner he was off my premises the better - he went away, and I went to a Magistrate and told him of it - he told me to detain the plants, and if the prisoner came again for the 1s. to detain him.
Prisoner's Defence. I overtook a waggoner just before I got to Southall; he asked if I knew where Mr. Conner lived - I said I did, and he told me to leave these plants with him, and I was to have 1s. for it; I went, and Conner told me to come again at day-light - I did not go again till I was taken.
JOHN PRESTON . I can swear to these plants, as the property of the prosecutrix; they had been in pots, and were torn out - here is a myrtle and a lemon tree, and some others, which are valuable plants.
GUILTY . Aged 37. - Transported for Seven Years .
<http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/facsimiles/1830s/183104070042.html>

1841 Census England of Woodend Green Hayes HO107 655 10 shows a Thomas aged 25 Ag Lab born MDX wife Harriot aged 30 not born MDX. Also in 1851 Census

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bullet  Other Records

1. Census: England, 7 Jun 1841, High Rd Hayes Elthorne Mdx. John is recorded as aged 65 Ag Lab born MDX, aged 65 living with wife Mary aged 60 and son Daniel 19.


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John married Mary SHALLIS [30845] [MRIN: 10924] on 30 Jun 1812 in St Mary St Marylebone Rd, London.


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