Ann Jennings

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
4 July 1839

LAW

QUARTER SESSIONS

TUESDAY.— Before the Chairman and Messrs. STREET, CAMPBELL and FYNCH.

ANN JENNINGS for stealing a piece of pork from the shop of Mr ELLIOTT, Grocer, of George-street.

The prisoner who appeared to be a decent woman, remarkably well dressed, at the bar, went into Mr ELLIOTT’s shop and purchases an ounce of mustard, but considering that it would be of little use without something more substantial she helped herself to a piece of pork which was found upon her person.—Sentenced to be confined in the third class of the Factory for [?] months the first week of each month in solitary confinement.


See Original: “LAW. QUARTER SESSIONS,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Thursday 4 July 1839, p.2