Jane Knight

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
13 June 1831




Monday, June 6 — Before Mr. Justice DOWLING, and the usual Commission.

JOSEPH WOOLLY and DAVID O’HARA, were jointly indicted for a burglary in the dwelling house of JAMES RAYMOND, Esq., and putting the inmates in bodily fear, and JANE KNIGHT, as an accessary [sic] before the fact, at Sydney, on the 11th Feb.

WOOLLY and O’HARA were found guilty, and called up for judgment, and the learned Judge in passing the awful sentence of death upon them entreated them to prepare for another world, for on this side of the grave they had no hope. JANE KNIGHT was acquitted and discharged.

See Original: “Law Intelligence Supreme Court. IN BANCO,” The Sydney Herald (NSW : 1831 – 1842), Monday 13 June 1831, p. 3.