Dorchester Gaol Registers 1782 - 1853

Abbotsbury - Chickerell

Parish

Name

Gender

Trade

Date

Age

Crime

Sentence

MIscellaneous

Abbotsbury Angell, Henry M Fisherman 1841 66 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Abbotsbury Hurden, James M Sailor 1817 31 yrs Smuggling 100 or 3 1/2 months  
Abbotsbury Roper, William M Labourer 1843 52 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Abbotsbury Gee, John M Labourer 1840 50 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Abbotsbury Gee, Martha F Fisherwoman 1839 58 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 9 months (served 3 months)  
Abbotsbury Hall, John M Labourer 1834 21 yrs Assaulting and obstructing Customs officers Death, reprieved; hard labour 1 year (served 2 years)  
Abbotsbury Crew, John M Labourer 1834 29 yrs Assaulting and obstructing Customs officers Death, reprieved; hard labour 1 year (served 2 years)  
Abbotsbury Cousins, Moses M Basket maker 1832 23 yrs Smuggling 100 or 2 months  
Abbotsbury Ferry, Thomas M Fisherman 1825 19 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months  
Abbotsbury Boatswain, William M Fisherman 1833 26 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 year Also convicted of smuggling at age 18 in 1825 - sentence 100 or 6 months
Abbotsbury Blanchard, Moses M Labourer 1823 46 yrs Smuggling 100 or 9 months  
Alderholt Down, James M Labourer 1823 37 yrs Smuggling 23 or 7 months  
Batcombe Dicker, Thomas M Labourer 1787 ##### Smuggling 5 (remitted) or 10 days  
Beaminster Harfal, Eliza F Servant 1822 19 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 3 months  
Beaminster Roberts, Aaron M Labourer 1824 42 yrs Smuggling 50  
Beaminster Gange, Henry M Labourer 1825 55 yrs Smuggling 12 or 8 months  
Beaminster Morgan, Thomas M Cordwainer 1825 31 yrs Smuggling 50 or 4 months  
Beaminster Sceard, James M Fellmonger 1826 39 yrs Smuggling 7 or 5 months  
Bere Regis Serjeant, Richard M Butcher 1816 22 yrs Assaulting and obstructing Customs officers Bailed to Court of King's Bench  
Bere Regis Lugg, Elizabeth F Labourer 1830 42 yrs Smuggling 14 or 6 days Wife of James Lugg
Bere Regis Lugg, James M Labourer 1830 43 yrs Smuggling 14 or 6 days  
Bere Regis Mate, John M Labourer 1815 40 yrs Smuggling No prosecution  
Bere Regis Totherfield, James M Labourer 1801 41 yrs Smuggling 1 year  
Bere Regis Maidment, Ann F Buttoner 1816 24 yrs Assaulting and obstructing Customs officers Bailed to Court of King's Bench Wife of Charles Maidment
Bere Regis Serjant, George M Labourer 1816 20 yrs Assaulting and obstructing Customs officers Bailed to Court of King's Bench "Rather knock-kneed"
Blandford Barnes, William M Tailor 1787 31 yrs Smuggling 6 (remitted on payment of 50s costs) or 2 months "Scrofula in the right thigh"
Bovington Poulden, Henry M Labourer 1827 22 yrs Suspicion of smuggling Discharged, 8 days  
Bradford (Peverell?) Gallop, James M Labourer 1827 52 yrs Smuggling 25 or 1 month  
Bradpole Baker, Ann F Needlewoman 1830 32 yrs Smuggling 12.10s or 2 months  
Bridport Rutledge, Levia F Twine spinner 1820 60 yrs Smuggling 23.10s.5d or 3 months Blind widow
Bridport Stroud, Joan F Twine spinner 1824 50 yrs Smuggling

50

 
Bridport Sheppick, Richard M Sailcloth weaver 1842 42 yrs Smuggling 1 month  
Bridport Marsh, Sam M Shoemaker 1824 31 yrs Smuggling 26 or 6 months  
Bridport Bishop, Seth M Labourer 1824 37 yrs Smuggling 26 or 6 months  
Bridport Symes, Susan F Shoe thread winder 1824 46 yrs Smuggling 26 or 6 months  
Bridport Gerard, William M Labourer 1823 50 yrs Smuggling 50 or 5 months  
Bridport Powell, Benjamin M Ropemaker and twine spinner 1823 36 yrs Smuggling 50 or 9 months  
Bridport Powell, William M Shoemaker 1821 26 yrs Smuggling 46.13s.2d or 5 1/2 months Discharged on account of His Majesty's coronation
Bridport Drake, Charlotte F "No trade" 1817 36 yrs Assaulting and obstructing Excise officer Bailed Wife of Henry Drake, "lives at Bridport but belongs to Dartmouth, Devon"
Bridport Hounsell, Ruth F Shoe thread winder 1823 45 yrs Smuggling 50 or 5 months  
Broadwey Hardy, Henry M Labourer 1825 36 yrs Smuggling 100 or 11 months "Rather disorderly"
Broadwey Winzar, Robert M Carpenter 1802 19 yrs Smuggling 10 or 1 month  
Broadwindsor Poor, John M Cordwainer 1822 44 yrs Smuggling 8.10s  
Broadwindsor Bartlett, Elizabeth F Servant 1806 23 yrs Smuggling (2 offences) 40 and 10s.6d or 14 months  
Buckland Ripers Ellis, Mary F Labourer 1826 15 yrs Smuggling

100

 
Burton Bradstock Parsons, Thomas M Fisherman 1836 21 yrs Obstructing Customs officers Hard labour 6 months  
Burton Bradstock Gerrard, George M Labourer 1836 23 yrs Obstructing Customs officers Hard labour 6 months  
Burton Bradstock Williams, James M Fisherman 1836 40 yrs Obstructing Customs officers Hard labour 6 months  
Burton Bradstock Woodcock, Robert M Fisherman 1836 47 yrs Obstructing Customs officers Hard labour 7 months  
Burton Bradstock Woodcock, John M Flax comber 1836 24 yrs Obstructing Customs officers Hard labour 7 months  
Burton Bradstock Buckler, Mathew M Shoemaker 1826 26 yrs Smuggling 100 or 8 months  
Burton Bradstock Coombs, William M Labourer 1821 41 yrs Smuggling 100 or 9 months  
Burton Bradstock Groves, John M Labourer 1816 32 yrs Making a light and fire as a signal to vessel Hard labour 6 months  
Burton Bradstock Best, James M Baker 1836 60 yrs Obstructing Customs officers Hard labour 6 months  
Canford Magna Jafford, Samuel M Labourer 1807 71 yrs Smuggling 25, paid after 3 months  
Chaldon Herring Stickland, Benjamin M Labourer 1815 19 yrs Smuggling No prosecution  
Chaldon Herring Squibb, Robert M Labourer 1822 41 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 month Of East Chaldon
Chaldon Herring Squibb, William M Labourer 1827 19 yrs Feloniously assaulting Customs officers Lent Assizes, admitted evidence  
Chaldon Herring Snelling, Edward M Labourer 1827 29 yrs Feloniously assaulting Customs officers Lent Assizes, admitted evidence  
Charmouth Powell, Elizabeth F Labourer 1824 21 yrs Smuggling 2 weeks Wife of William Powell
Charmouth Tippen, Henry M Seaman 1828 49 yrs Smuggling 100 or 13 months  
Chedington Bartlett, John M Higgler 1836 53 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Cheselbourne Robins, Robert M Carpenter 1848 50 yrs Smuggling 100 or 2 months  
Chetnole Keech, Ann F Labourer 1838 30 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Chickerell Otter, Thomas M Labourer 1820 21 yrs Smuggling 100 or 8 months Also convicted in 1817, aged 16, of smuggling - 100 or 8 1/2 months
Chickerell Rash, Joseph M Labourer 1824 50 yrs Smuggling 100 or 10 months  
Chickerell Carter, Rebecca and infant F Labourer 1829 25 yrs Smuggling 100 or 14 months Wife of Richard Carter
Chickerell Bagwell, Maria F Dressmaker 1829 23 yrs Smuggling 100 or 14 months  
Chickerell Randall, William M Labourer 1836 22 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Chickerell Pond, Charles M Fisherman 1840 29 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Chickerell Randals, John M Labourer 1843 34 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Chickerell Cooper, William M Seaman 1816 34 yrs Smuggling 50, paid after 7 days