Mary Lynch

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
3 February 1835

CAMPBELL TOWN QUARTER SESSIONS

Thursday, January 29. The sessions commenced this morning before WILLIAM FOSTER, Esq., Chairman—THOMAS MOORE, J. P. DAVID REID, Esq., J. P., and FEORGE [GEORGE] STEWART, Esq., J. P., Police Magistrate.

MARY LYNCH was indicted for stealing sundry articles of wearing apparel, one necklace, and one bracelet, the property of ISABELLA and CLARA REDDALL. The prisoner had been discharged from MR. REDDALL’s service a few days before the 17th of January, on the evening of that day, between 9 and 10 o’clock, the attention of the prosecutrix was attracted by a noise under her bed; on looking, she discovered the prisoner secreted there, and that the articles mentioned in the indictment had been removed from a tin box and placed in a heap on the floor. — Guilty. To be imprisoned in the Factory at the House of Correction for the period of 18 months. The military jury were then discharged, there being no other case in which they had been chosen.


See Original: “Campbell Town Quarter Sessions,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Tuesday 3 February 1835, p.3.