Dorchester Gaol Registers 1782 - 1853

Powerstock - Tyneham

Parish

Name

Gender

Trade

Date

Age

Crime

Sentence

MIscellaneous

Powerstock Dunn, James M Labourer 1823 40 yrs Smuggling 12 or 6 months Of West Milton
Powerstock Barnes, Aaron M Flax grower 1816 53 yrs Smuggling 100 or 7 months  
Powerstock Barnes, William M Servant 1822 19 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months  
Preston Hooper, George M Labourer 1826 29 yrs Smuggling 100  
Preston Wilshire, George M Seaman 1835 34 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 6 months  
Preston Miller alias Harvey, Ann F Labourer 1839 33 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Preston Hellier, James M Butcher 1843 23 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Preston Hooper, Charles Gill M Seaman 1827 22 yrs Smuggling 100 or 13 1/2 months  
Preston Croad, John M Shoemaker 1832 20 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 year  
Preston Wellsher, James M Fisherman 1832 24 yrs Smuggling 100 or 2 years Also convicted in 1828, aged 20, of smuggling - 12 months
Puddletown House, George M Labourer 1791 28 yrs Assaulting and obstructing an officer of Excise 18 months Of Norris Mill
Puddletown Knight, John M Labourer 1813 25 yrs Conveying smuggled brandy No prosecution, released after 3 months Of Troy Town. Also convicted in 1809, aged 21, of stealing turf - hard labour 2 months
Pulham Stokes, Job M Butcher 1801 46 yrs Smuggling 12 months "Lost all his toes from off both feet, goes lame"
Pulham Warr, Ann F Needlewoman 1808 33 yrs Smuggling 13 days Of West Pulham, wife of Solomon Warr
Puncknowle Chainey, James M Blacksmith 1816 28 yrs Smuggling 100 or 16 months "Very large wide nostrils"
Puncknowle Northover, Henry M Fisherman 1839 23 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Puncknowle Seal, Henry M Labourer 1834 21 yrs Smuggling and obstructing Customs officers Bailed and acquitted after 6 months  
Puncknowle Hansford, Thomas M Labourer 1823 23 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 year  
Puncknowle Churchill, William M Labourer 1823 64 yrs Assaulting Customs officers Guilty, remanded to King's Bench for sentence, 8 months Also convicted in 1822, aged 64, of smuggling - 100 or 14 months
Puncknowle Tomkins, John M Fisherman 1822 28 yrs Assaulting Customs officers Acquitted, released after 4 weeks  
Puncknowle Churchill, William M Labourer 1823 26 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 3 months and 50 security to keep peace for 5 years Also charged in 1822, aged 25, with unlawfully making a light on the sea coast - acquitted
Purse Caundle Hamlin, Robert M Labourer 1826 23 yrs Smuggling 10 or 5 months  
Radipole Honeyborne, John M Labourer 1843 42 yrs Smuggling 1 month  
Radipole Charles, John M Shoemaker 1833 22 yrs Smuggling 100 or 14 months Also convicted in 1829, aged 18, of smuggling - 100 or 14 months
Sixpenny Handley Symes, Benjamin M Tailor 1786 41 yrs Smuggling 10 or 11 months "Clump-footed"
Sixpenny Handley Gossney, James M (Not given) 1787 ##### Smuggling 100, remitted to 5, or 2 years  
Sixpenny Handley Derrick, Thomas M Labourer 1816 27 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 year Also convicted in 1812 of stealing 2 brass "kittles" - hard labour 1 year - and in 1814 of stealing a silver table spoon - 1s fine and 6 months
Spetisbury Jarret, Benjamin M Labourer 1824 50 yrs Smuggling 27.2s + all costs and charges, or 3 months  
Stalbridge Talbot, John M Labourer 1816 23 yrs Smuggling 100 or 14 months  
Stalbridge Snook, James M Labourer 1826 21 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 1 month "Lost the sight of the left eye"
Steeple Sampson, John M Fisherman 1840 21 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Steepleton Mitchell, Benjamin M Labourer 1815 26 yrs Smuggling No prosecution, released after 2 weeks  
Stockland (Devon) Strawbridge, Thomas M Labourer 1831 32 yrs Smuggling 100 or 7 1/2 months  
Stockland (Devon) Hore, Thomas M Labourer 1820 37 yrs Smuggling 25 or 4 months  
Stockwood Fudge, James M Licensed hawker 1828 35 yrs Smuggling 12.5s or 4 weeks  
Stourpaine Dowland, Mark M (Not given) 1787 ##### Smuggling 8, 4 paid by distress warrant and sale of his goods, 1 day  
Studland Rolls, John M Labourer 1841 25 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Sutton Poyntz Hatton, Robert M Butcher 1791 21 yrs Assaulting and obstructing Customs officers Admitted to bail after 6 days  
Sutton Poyntz Miller, Richard M Labourer 1828 23 yrs Smuggling 100  
Sutton Poyntz Pucket, Andrew M Labourer 1833 22 yrs Smuggling 100 or 14 months  
Sutton Poyntz Squibb, Stephen M Seaman 1835 35 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Sutton Poyntz Osmond, Hannah F Labourer 1838 46 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Sutton Poyntz Galpin, William M Labourer 1840 27 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Swanage Rolles, George M Labourer 1824 45 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 year  
Swanage Briggs, John M Shoemaker 1841 45 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Swanage Haysom, Trelevan M Shoemaker 1841 39 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Swanage Dyke, Thomas M Seaman 1820 61 yrs Smuggling 25 Also charged in 1815, aged 58, with breach of the peace - no prosecution, released after 2 months - and convicted in 1819 of smuggling - 100, put on board HM ship "Queen Charlotte" in Portsmouth Harbour to be impressed into Royal Navy
Swyre Northover, Robert M Fisherman 1822 53 yrs Assaulting Custom House officers 6 months Also convicted in 1819, aged 47, of smuggling - 25
Swyre Bishop, Richard M Fisherman 1823 26 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 3 months + 50 bind over Also charged in 1822, aged 25, with making a light on the sea coast - acquitted
Swyre Symes, John senior M Labourer 1822 55 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 year "A mole right side of the nose"
Swyre Thorne/Thorner, John M Labourer 1825 23 yrs Assaulting Customs officers Guilty, judgement respited Also convicted in 1823, aged 21, of smuggling - 100 or 12 1/2 months
Swyre Powell, William M Thatcher 1823 23 yrs Smuggling 100 or 4 months  
Swyre Keech, John M Labourer 1827 46 yrs Smuggling 100 or 5 months  
Swyre Northover/Norther, Richard M Labourer 1830 54 yrs Smuggling 100 or 9 months  
Swyre Northover, Henry son of Robert M Labourer 1834 19 yrs Smuggling Hard labour 6 months  
Swyre Bishop, Charles M Labourer 1835 13 yrs Smuggling 6 months "This boy said his name was George Tomkins"
Swyre Northover, Arthur M (Not given) 1822 35 yrs Assaulting Custom House officers 6 months  
Swyre Northover, Arthur M Fisherman 1841 60 yrs Smuggling 1 month Also convicted in 1818, labourer aged 38, of smuggling - 25 or 1 year, discharged "upon his entering into a bond of 500 not to be concerned in smuggling for the future"
Swyre Northover, John M Labourer 1817 21 yrs Smuggling 25, released after 5 1/2 months on payment of 15  
Swyre Stevens, Robert M Fisherman 1817 38 yrs Smuggling 25, paid after 1 month "He has got an impediment in his speech; stutters; the letters RS with Indian ink on back of right hand"
Swyre Northover, James M Seaman 1817 29 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 year  
Swyre Northover, James M (Not given) 1822 41 yrs Assaulting Custom House officers 6 months  
Swyre Northover, John the younger M Labourer 1838 15 yrs Making a fire as a signal to smugglers Acquitted  
Symondsbury Prior, Richard M Labourer 1835 34 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Tolpuddle Way, Elias M Shoemaker 1836 22 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Tyneham Stickland, Thomas M Fisherman 1840 23 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Tyneham Stickland, William M Fisherman 1840 26 yrs Smuggling 6 months  
Tyneham (?) Galton, James M Labourer 1822 53 yrs Smuggling 100 or 1 year Of Agiston, near Worbarrow (probably Egliston)
Tyneham (?) Mowlam, George M Fisherman 1821 40 yrs Smuggling 100 or 6 months Recorded under "Worbarrow"