The Crown Calendar for the Yorkshire Lent Assizes, holden at the Castle of York, in and for the County of York, on Saturday the 11th Day of March, in the Year of Our Lord 1815. transportation.
The Crown Calendar for the Yorkshire Lent Assizes, holden at the Castle of York, in and for the County of York, on Saturday the 11th Day of March, in the Year of Our Lord 1815.
The Crown Calendar for the Yorkshire Lent Assizes, holden at the Castle of York, in and for the County of York, on Saturday the 11th Day of March, in the Year of Our Lord 1815.
The Crown Calendar for the Yorkshire Lent Assizes, holden at the Castle of York, in and for the County of York, on Saturday the 11th Day of March, in the Year of Our Lord 1815.
The Crown Calendar for the Yorkshire Lent Assizes, holden at the Castle of York, in and for the County of York, on Saturday the 11th Day of March, in the Year of Our Lord 1815.

The Crown Calendar for the Yorkshire Lent Assizes, holden at the Castle of York, in and for the County of York, on Saturday the 11th Day of March, in the Year of Our Lord 1815.

York: Printed by W. Storry, Petergate, [1815].

A large broadside (610 x 490 mm), printed on both sides. Creased where folded four times.

The broadside lists the names of 58 prisoners to to be tried at the Assizes with comprehensive details of their charges. It lists nine 'Prisoners under Sentence of Confinement' and six 'Convicts under Sentence of Transportation', plus an index.

The broadside lists the names of 58 prisoners to to be tried at the Assizes with comprehensive details of their charges. It lists nine 'Prisoners under Sentence of Confinement' and six 'Convicts under Sentence of Transportation', plus an index.
With the contemporary ownership details of Mr. Wilkinson esq and manuscript annotations as to the prisioner's fate. " 'Guilty transportation" is written next to the name of Stephen Pike, found guilty of stealing a pocketbook containing 17 pounds 2 shillings. The coprisioners sentenced to be transported beyond the seas "ordered to be transported beyond the Seas during the term of his natural life" are Edward Akrill, Mary Thomas, James Stephenson, Joshua Cooper, John Metcalfe, and John Robinson.
Court calendars such as this are striking visual displays of English justice during the transportation era, listing the conviction and punishment of prisoners. This example is further enhanced by contemporary manuscript notes.

Price (AUD): $1,200.00  other currencies     Ref: #4504356

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