Dorchester Gaol registers 1782 - 1853

Langton - Portesham

Parish

Name

Gender

Trade

Date

Age

Crime

Sentence

Miscellaneous

Langton H. or M. Talbot, William M Shoemaker 1819 21 yrs Smuggling 100 or 10 months "Of Langton" (Matravers or Herring?)
Langton Herring Rose, John M Fisherman 1819 35 yrs Smuggling 25  
Langton Herring Whittle, William M Seaman 1834 23 yrs Smuggling, assaulting preventing officers, etc Assizes, death, reprieved, 10 years transportation Put on board York Hulk in Gosport Harbour
Langton Herring Whittle, Thomas M Shoemaker 1831 38 yrs Smuggling 100 or 18 months  
Langton Herring Vivian, Martha F Labourer 1826 14 yrs Smuggling 100  
Langton Herring Vivian, Henry M Fisherman 1832 25 yrs Smuggling 100 or 9 months  
Langton Herring Bartlett, William M Labourer 1825 22 yrs Smuggling 100  
Langton Herring Vivian, William M Fisherman 1823 40 yrs Smuggling 100 or 12 months  
Langton Herring Vivian, John M Fisherman 1818 17 yrs Making a light and fire as a signal to a vessel Hard labour 3 months  
Langton Herring Traverse, Thomas M Labourer 1817 31 yrs Smuggling (Not given) "Short-breathed from an asthma, departed this life - his body was delivered to his friends 10 March"
Langton Herring Haggard, James M Labourer 1815 53 yrs Smuggling 26.5s, paid after 6 weeks  
Langton Herring Carter, Thomas M Labourer 1824 29 yrs Smuggling 100 or 12 months  
Langton Matravers Applin, Mary F Labourer 1817 52 yrs Offence against Excise laws 10 or 11 months  
Langton Matravers Brown, Edward M Stonemason 1822 36 yrs Smuggling 100 or 4 days  
Langton Matravers Smith, James M Labourer 1831 23 yrs Making a light on sea coast to assist smugglers Hard labour 3 months  
Langton Matravers Turner, James M Stonemason 1803 32 yrs Assaulting and obstructing Customs officers No prosecution, discharged after 12 months  
Langton Matravers Corbin, William M Stonemason 1803 52 yrs Assaulting and obstructing Customs officers No prosecution, discharged after 12 months  
Langton Matravers Benfield, George M Stonemason 1803 34 yrs Assaulting and obstructing Customs officers No prosecution, discharged after 12 months  
Langton Matravers Phippard, Thomas M Wheelwright 1803 28 yrs Assaulting and obstructing Customs officers No prosecution, discharged after 12 months  
Leigh Caines, William M Butcher 1815 35 yrs Smuggling 100 or 14 months  
Leigh Ryall, George M Butcher 1809 56 yrs Smuggling 100 or 2 1/2 years  
Litton Cheney Northover, James the younger M Labourer 1823 25 yrs Assaulting Customs officers Acquitted after 3 weeks  
Longfleet Cull, James M Ropemaker 1825 34 yrs Smuggling 25 or 4 months  
Longfleet Easton, John M Brickmaker 1841 42 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Lulworth, East Davis, George M Farmer 1827 18 yrs Suspicion of smuggling Discharged after 8 days  
Lulworth, East Davis, James M Labourer 1832 30 yrs Assisting in landing contraband goods, being armed Acquitted after 14 days Also convicted in 1830, aged 28, of smuggling - 20 or 4 months
Lulworth, East Fook, Francis M Labourer 1832 17 yrs Assisting landing of prohibited goods, armed Discharged after 4 days  
Lulworth, East Lucas, Moses M Labourer 1838 21 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Lulworth, West Murray, John M Cooper 1840 38 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Lulworth, West Trinkhole, Henry M Fisherman 1844 22 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months  
Lulworth, West Vye, Charles M Fisherman 1844 19 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months  
Lulworth, West Vye, John M Fisherman 1839 40 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Lulworth, West Vye, Henry M Fisherman 1844 22 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months  
Lydlinch Tucker, William M Fisherman 1839 37 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Lyme Regis Leg, John M Tailor 1787 ##### Smuggling 7.7s, remitted, released after 4 months  
Lyme Regis Brice, James M Tailor 1819 17 yrs Smuggling 25 or 3 months  
Lyme Regis French, Dinah F "No trade" 1823 64 yrs Smuggling 20 or 8 months  
Lyme Regis Gummer, Ann, and infant F Needlewoman 1829 41 yrs Smuggling 12.10s or 3 months  
Lyme Regis Jones, James M Carrier 1829 68 yrs Smuggling 49.14s.6d or 3 months  
Lyme Regis Stokes, Robert M Tallow chandler - 32 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Lyme Regis Head, Richard the younger M Tailor 1836 17 yrs Carrying spirituous liquors into Lyme prison 3 months Also convicted 1835 as an idle apprentice - hard labour 1 month
Marnhull Cluett, John M Carpenter 1824 32 yrs Smuggling 15.0s.3d  
Marnhull Hanham, Mary F Labourer 1824 40 yrs Smuggling 12  
Marshwood Smith, William M Labourer 1826 26 yrs Smuggling 100  
Marshwood Barrett, Robert M Labourer 1826 81 yrs Smuggling 50 or 4 months  
Melbury Bubb Andrews, John M Labourer 1825 71 yrs Smuggling 100 or 16 months Of Woolcombe
Melbury Osmond Horlstone, Edmund M Thatcher 1824 37 yrs Smuggling 27 or 10 months  
Melbury Osmond (?Ho)rlstone, ? M Shoemaker - 44 yrs Smuggling 145, released March 27, 1839  
Melcombe Regis Hawkins, James M Labourer 1820 39 yrs Smuggling 100  
Milton Abbas Arnold, Stephen M Sawyer 1839 18 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Moor Crichel Sims, George M ? 1820 56 yrs Assaulting a Customs officer and smuggling 217.10s or 5 months  
Morcombelake Govier, Robert M Flax draper 1823 38 yrs Smuggling 100  
Morcombelake Pomrey, George M Labourer 1837 30 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Morcombelake Brown, Henry M Blacksmith 1825 30 yrs Assaulting Customs officers 3 months  
Morcombelake Pitfield, Joseph M Mason 1825 20 yrs Smuggling and assaulting Customs officers 3 months  
Morcombelake Huxton, John M Labourer 1824 35 yrs Smuggling 100  
Morcombelake Caddy, William M Labourer 1822 45 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months  
Morcombelake Miller, Mary F "Keeps an hacksters shop" 1824 30 yrs Smuggling 26 or 2 months  
Netherbury Way, Stephen M Labourer 1829 29 yrs Smuggling 22.13s.6d or 3 months  
Netherbury Sergent, James M Miller 1822 59 yrs Smuggling 50  
Netherbury Pitcher, John M Dairyman 1825 56 yrs Smuggling 50 or 3 months Of Netherbury "but lives at Chideock" - left leg shorter than right
Okeford Fitzpaine Short, John M Butcher 1817 31 yrs Smuggling 95 or 12 months  
Okeford Fitzpaine Ridout, Joseph M Labourer 1825 41 yrs Smuggling 100 or 12 months  
Okeford Fitzpaine Ridout, Roger M Miller 1787 ##### Smuggling 40, paid after 2 weeks  
Okeford Fitzpaine Marshalsay, Edward M Farmer 1813 48 yrs Smuggling No prosecution, released after 3 months  
Osmington Walters alias Waters, William M Fisherman 1827 65 yrs Smuggling 50 or 8 months Also convicted in 1791 (aged 26, assault and obstruction)), 1819 (smuggling), 1821 (smuggling) and 1823 (smuggling)
Osmington Charles, John M Fisherman 1791 19 yrs Assaulting and obstructing Customs officers Bailed  
Osmington Bayley, Henry M Labourer 1817 44 yrs Offence against Excise laws 7.16s or 3 months  
Osmington Waters, Joseph M Fisherman 1819 15 yrs Smuggling Acquitted "Great impediment in his speech"
Osmington Champ, James M Fisherman, then seaman 1838 41 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 6 months Also convicted of smuggling in 1821 (aged 26, 100 or 6 months) and 1835 (aged 39, hard labour 6 months)
Owermoigne Sansom, Robert M Sawyer 1807 30 yrs Smuggling and for want of sureties Bailed, 2 days  
Owermoigne Bagg, John M Seaman 1843 24 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Owermoigne Hewlett, James M Labourer 1840 35 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Owermoigne Bagg, George M Seaman 1835 25 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 6 months  
Owermoigne Stickland, Benjamin M Labourer 1818 67 yrs Smuggling 25 or 2 months Of Galton
Owermoigne Bascombe, Charles M Thatcher 1832 26 yrs Assisting in landing contraband goods, being armed Acquitted "Belongs to Owermoigne, but lives in Coombe Keynes"
Parkstone Etheridge, James M Labourer 1818 21 yrs Smuggling 100 or 12 months  
Piddlehinton Rogers, Henry M Carpenter 1822 46 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months  
Piddlehinton Oxford, William M Miller 1787 ##### Smuggling 5, remitted to 50s, or 6 months  
Piddlehinton Bagg, Thomas M Labourer 1822 23 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months  
Piddletrenthide Tibbs, John M Labourer 1807 20 yrs Smuggling 100 or 24 days, bailed Aged 20 or 30?
Pilsdon Powell, Thomas M Labourer 1821 50 yrs Smuggling 3 months  
Poole Dominy, Thomas M Mariner 1822 26 yrs Smuggling Discharged after 1 month  
Poole Burridge, Edward M Mariner 1822 17 yrs Smuggling Discharged after 1 month  
Poole Hayter, William M Carrier 1829 21 yrs Smuggling 100 or 37 days "Very paralytic"
Poole Stokes, Thomas M Preventive boatman 1832 29 yrs Smuggling 100 or 12 months  
Portesham Isaack, John M Labourer 1819 23 yrs Smuggling Discharged after 1 month Of Corton
Portesham Godding, William M Labourer 1835 54 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Portesham Hayne, William M Carpenter 1825 37 yrs Smuggling 100 or 3 months  
Portesham Green, Robert M Labourer 1816 29 yrs Smuggling 100 or 14 months  
Portesham Godding, Charles M Labourer 1832 25 yrs Smuggling 100 or 12 months