Ann Redgate

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
17 April 1844



(From the Maitland Mercury, April 13)

WENDESDAY, APRIL 10—Before the Chairman, HELENUS SCOTT, JOHN H. COX, and J. BROWN, Esqs.

ANN REDGATE was indicted for stealing a pocket-book, the property of STEPHEN TANSWELL. The prosecutor, it appeared was crossing over from Mr. CUMMINS’ public-house to his own premises at West Maitland, on the 16th January last. The Jury returned a verdict of guilty, but recommended the prisoner to mercy on account of her family. The Court sentenced her to be imprisoned in the Factory at Parramatta and kept to hard labour for twelve calendar months.

See Original: “COUNTRY NEWS. MAITLAND QUARTER SESSIONS,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Wednesday 17 April 1844, p.4