Bits and Pieces


     These two items were posted by MICHAEL COOMBER on 27/6/2010 on [ENG-Buck] list


>From Jackson's Oxford Journal, Saturday, July 8, 1882; Issue 6747.

BUCKS SUMMER ASSIZES.

Wm. PLESTER , 17, groom, pleaded guilty to burglariously breaking and
entering the dwelling of Sarah JUDGE , and therein stealing one silver watch,
of the value of 10 shillings, her property, at Buckingham, about the hour of
eleven in the night of 5th of June 1882. - 7 months' hard labour.
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>From Jackson's Oxford Journal, Saturday, July 8, 1882; Issue 6747.

BUCKS SUMMER ASSIZES.

Thomas COLESHILL , a lad about 15 years of age, was charged with the
manslaughter of Harry BEESLEY , aged 11, at Langley Marish, near Slough, on the
9th June, 1882. - His Lordship cautioned him not to play with fire-arms
in future, and acquitted him.
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     Which go some way to showing the difference in values between then and now, and something we genealogists have to keep in mind.

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