Sarah Murphy

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
24 March 1837


[A] woman named SARAH MURPHY [was committed to take…trial] for wilful and corrupt perjury, she having sworn in a case tried at the Police-office on the 15th of February last, that one MARY LOCKWOOD had, on the 14th of that month, aimed a blow at her face with a billet of wood which, although it missed her, struck an infant she had in her arms, in consequence of which swearing the said MARY LOCKWOOD was sentenced to twenty-one days in the Factory; — and which was totally untrue.


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