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1879, William Pearce - Unfit For Publication
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Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners’ Advocate, Fri 29 Aug 1879 1

NEWCASTLE POLICE COURT.
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 28th, 1879.

    DRUNKENNESS.—Two inebriates were punished.

    WILFUL INDECENCY—William Pearse [aka William Pearce], a collector of bones and rags was convicted of the above offence before female children, and sentenced to the full penalty of the law, six months’ hard labour in Maitland gaol.

 


1  Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners’ Advocate, Fri 29 Aug 1879, p. 2.