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Wednesday 11 April 1855 - Thomas Taylor of Murcot jailed for stealing a lamb belonging to Samuel Taylor

Category Wickhamford
The Worcestershire Chronicle
Transcription of article

LAMB STEALING. – Thomas Taylor, of Murcot, was committed to gaol on a charge of stealing a lamb, the property of Mr. Samuel Taylor, of Wickhamford. On Friday last it was seen with its dam at 10 o’clock in the morning, and was missed at four o’clock in the afternoon. Suspicion fell on the prisoner, who tracked across a wheat piece. Sergeant Pardoe and P.C. Ball searched the house, and found a part of lamb boiled, and other parts in the garret.