Mary Girling1

F, #4142, b. between 2 Jul 1811 and 1 Jul 1813
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     Mary Girling was born between 2 Jul 1811 and 1 Jul 1813.1

Criminal History

  • Mary Girling was the Defendant who was brought before the Magistrates on 1 Jul 1846 in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England. The trial was reported as " Mary Girling (34) pleaded guilty of having stolen thirty-six yards of ribbon, two printed shawls, and various other articles, of the value of 15/-, the property of Mr. William Jackson, of Debenham. The Chairman said; it appeared that the prisoner had been implicated in robbing Mr. Jackson, and other persons, to a very serious extent. The quantity of goods stated in the indictment as having been stolen from Mr. Jackson, was very large, but there was reason to suppose that the robberies had been extended much beyond. The sentence was 18 months imprisonment, first, middle and last weeks solitary confinement, with the hope that the prisoner would be induced to lead a better life when she came out of gaol."1
Last Edited=21 Nov 2014


  1. [S110] Unknown author, 'unknown article title', Ipswch Journal, unknown date (unknown repository, unknown repository reference) "Saturday 4th July, 1846 Page 4."