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Saturday 23 March 1889 - Frederick Wingfield, tramp, imprisoned for stealing from Mr Pope

Category Wickhamford
The Worcester Journal
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A BAD CASE OF THEFT. – the County Police Court, on Monday, before Messrs. I. Averill and W.H. Ashwin, Frederick Wingfield, tramp, was sent to prison for six week’s hard labour, for stealing a driving rein, the property of Mr. Pope, farmer, Wickhamford, on March 14th. It appeared a friend of the prisoner called for some cider, which Mr. Pope gave him, and prisoner took advantage of the opportunity to steal the rein.