Dorchester Gaol Registers 1782 - 1853

Locations outside Dorset

Parish

Name

Gender

Trade

Date

Age

Crime

Sentence

MIscellaneous

Z Chichester (Sussex) Aylemore, Joseph M Seaman 1824 30 yrs Smuggling 100 or 13 months "Disorderly"
Z Christchurch (Hampshire) Speers, William M Seaman 1819 51 yrs Smuggling Put on board HM ship "Queen Charlotte" to be impressed into navy Of Hegford or Kegford (?)
Z Churchstanton (Devon) Burfoot, John M Labourer 1832 23 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Z Colyton (Devon) Richards, John M Labourer 1838 20 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Z County Down (Ireland) McAnally, John M Seaman 1847 23 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months Of Harrowglass (or Narrowglass?), West Down
Z County Down (Ireland) Mooney, Patrick M (Not given) 1847 22 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months Of Patrick, Co.Down
Z Cowes (Isle of Wight) Francis, George M Seaman 1824 70 yrs Smuggling 100 or 14 months Of West Cowes
Z Cowes (Isle of Wight) Parkman, Philip M Seaman 1823 31 yrs Smuggling Discharged on commitment after 1 month  
Z Crewkerne (Somerset) Phillips, Johnston M "Flax dreper" 1810 45 yrs Smuggling Discharged on commitment after 5 weeks  
Z Crewkerne (Somerset) Studley, Matthew M Labourer 1843 40 yrs Smuggling 1 month  
Z Dalwood (Devon) Tucker, Richard M Labourer 1823 28 yrs Smuggling 100 or 8 months  
Z Dalwood (Devon) Hooper, Samuel M Labourer 1824 52 yrs Smuggling 100  
Z Devonport (Devon) Colman, John Hunter (?) M 2nd Master, Royal Navy 1845 30 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months, released after 2 weeks on payment of 25  
Z Dover (Kent) Brett, William M Seaman 1823 30 yrs Smuggling Discharged on commitment after 1 month  
Z East Chinnock (Somerset) Young, John M (Not given) 1830 52 yrs Smuggling 100 or 10 months  
Z Exeter (Devon) Tucker, Nathaniel M Fisherman 1837 43 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 6 months Of Holy Trinity parish
Z Fareham (Hampshire) Gambler, John M Fisherman 1835 44 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Z Fishguard (Pembroke) Harris, James M Seaman 1819 39 yrs Smuggling Put on board HM ship "Queen Charlotte" to be impressed into navy  
Z Gosport (Hampshire) Atwell, Edward the elder M Mariner 1841 42 yrs Smuggling 6 months Of High Street, Gosport
Z Gosport (Hampshire) Atwell, Edward the younger M Mariner 1841 13 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Z Guernsey (C.I.) Dorey, John M Cooper 1830 47 yrs Smuggling 100 or 13 months  
Z Guernsey (C.I.) Bronard, Nicholas M Seaman 1823 5 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 year  
Z Guernsey (C.I.) Evans, Hugh M Seaman 1816 49 yrs Smuggling No prosecution, detained for debt at the suit of the Crown  
Z Hamble (Hampshire) Spencer, Thomas M Servant 1816 22 yrs Smuggling No prosecution at Assizes but detained for debt to the Crown, 100  
Z Hardington (Somerset) March, David M Pig jobber 1842 41 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Z Henstridge Ash (Somerset) Wadman, James M Carrier 1821 60 yrs Smuggling 100 or 2 months  
Z Jersey (C.I.) Richardson, Mark M Seaman 1848 39 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months Of St.Helier
Z Kingsbury Episcopi (Somerset) Preddle, Stephen M Labourer 1815 30 yrs Smuggling 100, reduced to 15 and paid after 7 months  
Z Kingsbury Episcopi (Somerset) Porter, James M Publican 1842 43 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Z Kingston (Hampshire) Gibbs, James M Seaman 1819 40 yrs Smuggling 100, put on board HM ship "Queen Charlotte" to be impressed into the navy  
Z Membury (Devon) Goddard, Thomas M (Not given) 1786 ##### Smuggling 11, paid after 2 weeks  
Z Midgham (Berkshire) Amor, James M Labourer 1825 25 yrs Assaulting Customs officers Summer Assizes, guilty, 3 months  
Z Odcombe (Somerset) Brooks, Thomas M "Keeps a horse and cart" 1833 37 yrs Smuggling 100 or 14 months  
Z Ottery (Devon) Gibbs, William M Fisherman 1824 ##### Smuggling 100  
Z Pagham (Sussex) Cobden, Joseph M Preventive boatman 1832 36 yrs Smuggling 100 or 14 months  
Z Pitminster (Somerset) Poole, William M Labourer 1836 20 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Z Plymouth (Devon) McNeal, Alexander M Seaman 1824 24 yrs Smuggling 100  
Z Plymouth (Devon) Hicks, Simon M Seaman 1836 27 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 6 months Of "Kings and Caws and Plymouth"
Z Plymouth (Devon) Spriddle, Pascoe M Seaman 1836 34 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 6 months  
Z Plymouth (Devon) Evans, William M Seaman 1836 32 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 6 months  
Z Poplar (London) Williams, James M Mariner 1841 27 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Z Portsea (Hampshire) Steel, William M (Not given) 1831 35 yrs Smuggling (2 offences) 100 or 1 year - 100 or 7 months added to previous sentence  
Z Portsmouth (Hampshire) Pay, James M Fisherman 1830 42 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 month  
Z Rimpton (Somerset) Lodge, William M Fisherman 1817 63 yrs Smuggling 100 or 4 1/2 months "Walks lame in right leg from a stiff knee"
Z Rimpton (Somerset) Lodge, Edward M Hawker 1812 17 yrs Conveying smuggled brandy 30.10s or 2 1/2 months  
Z Rye (Sussex) Smith, Henry M Seaman 1831 34 yrs Smuggling 100 or 15 months  
Z Salcombe (Devon) Jarvis, Thomas M Fisherman 1837 39 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 6 months  
Z Seaton (Devon) Batt, Sam M Fisherman 1841 34 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 6 months  
Z Seaton (Devon) Grabrick, Philip M Labourer 1837 23 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Z Seaton (Devon) Champ, William M Fisherman 1832 22 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 year  
Z Seaton (Devon) Cox, Samuel M Fisherman 1829 60 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 month  
Z Shepton Beauchamp (Somerset) Drayton, Henry M Butcher 1844 24 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Z Shorwell (Isle of Wight) Heal, William M Fisherman and pilot 1807 33 yrs Smuggling No prosecution, released after 5 weeks  
Z Shrewsbury (Shropshire) Benbow, William M Mason 1816 26 yrs Smuggling No prosecution, but detained for debt to the Crown, 100  
Z Somerton (Somerset) Wheeler, John M Cheese jobber and smuggler 1817 24 yrs Highway robbery Lent Assize 1818 - guilty, death, reprieved, to be transported? Transported for and during his natural life, put on board the "Laurel" hulk in Gosport harbour, 20th May 1818
Z South Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) Johnson, Jeremiah M Seaman 1821 21 yrs Smuggling 100, paid after 1 week  
Z South Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) Andrews, James M Seaman 1821 30 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 weeks  
Z South Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) Figgett, Thomas M Seaman 1821 43 yrs Smuggling 100, paid after 1 week  
Z St.Austell (Cornwall) Hicks, Thomas M Seaman 1825 46 yrs Smuggling 100  
Z St.Helen's (Isle of Wight) Matthews, Richard M Pilot 1807 53 yrs Smuggling No prosecution, released after 5 weeks  
Z St.Helen's (Isle of Wight) Humphry, Henry M Pilot 1807 21 yrs Smuggling No prosecution, released after 5 weeks  
Z St.James's, Bristol Taylor, James M Seaman 1823 27 yrs Smuggling Impressed into navy "Rather disorderly"
Z St.Malo (France) Toussaint, Francois M (Not given) 1840 ##### (Not given)    
Z Sutton Beauchamp (Somerset) Robins, John M Carrier 1840 56 yrs Smuggling 9 months Also convicted in 1839, aged 55, of smuggling - 6 months
Z Swansea (Glamorgan) Harris, John M Seaman 1837 23 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 6 months  
Z Tenterden (Kent) Bishop, Thomas M Seaman 1838 45 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 6 months Also convicted in 1833, aged 40, of smuggling - 100 or 14 months
Z Trowbridge (Wiltshire) Hickey, Robert M Soldier 1822 37 yrs Obstructing Customs officers Discharged on commitment after 1 month Soldier in First Regiment of Royal Dragoons
Z Uplyme (Devon) Etchcock alias Hitchcock, Richard M Labourer 1837 18 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Z Uplyme (Devon) Etchcock alias Hitchcock, Thomas M Labourer 1838 22 yrs Smuggling 6 months Also convicted in 1834, aged 18, of smuggling - 100 or 6 months - "chilblains on both hands"
Z Vallons (France) Dergouge, Jacquene M (Not given) 1832 ##### (Not given)    
Z West Lambrook (Somerset) Tewkesbury, Robert M Labourer 1825 20 yrs Smuggling 100  
Z Westbury (Wiltshire) Hilman, James M Carrier 1818 40 yrs Smuggling No prosecution, released after 10 days "Freckled in the face with summer moulds? the bridge of the nose broke; summer moulds on the back of both hands
Z Westcombe (Somerset) Roach, John M Labourer 1816 52 yrs Smuggling No prosecution, but detained for debt at the suit of the Crown