Johanna Lawson

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
3 May 1826

JOHANNA LAWSON, prisoner of the crown, charged with having stolen a gun from the garden-house of Ultimo estate, which gun was the property of the Hon. Mr. Justice STEPHEN; the prisoner acknowledged the charge, and was sentenced to have her original term of sentence extended for 3 years from the period of its expiration, and in the meantime to be returned to the Factory, from which it appeared she had lately absconded.

See Original: “The Police,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW: 1803 – 1842), Wednesday 3 May 1826, p. 3