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Evening News, Wed 4 Feb 1885 1

SYDNEY QUARTER SESSIONS.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3.

    The Metropolitan Court of Quarter Sessions was continued on Tuesday, before District Court Judge Forbes. Mr WW Tarleton, barrister, prosecuted on behalf of the Crown.

AN UNNATURAL OFFENCE.

    A young man named Charles Young was arraign on a charge of having attempted to commit an unnatural offence on an old man named Peter Barnet. The details were of a most revolting nature. The prisoner was found guilty, and sentenced to three years’ imprisonment, with hard labour, in Darlinghurst gaol. After the sentence had been passed, the prisoner asked that a year might be taken off the sentence, and that a flogging might be awarded to him instead.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Wed 4 Feb 1885 2

LAW REPORT.

METROPOLITAN QUARTER SESSIONS.
TUESDAY.
(Before his Honor Mr District Court Judge Forbes.)

    Mr WW Tarleton prosecuted on behalf of the Crown.

UNNATURAL OFFENCE.

    Charles Young was found guilty of an assault with intent to commit an unnatural offence, and was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment with hard labour in Darlinghurst gaol. Upon the sentence being passed prisoner asked his Honor to remit one year and to order him a flogging instead. His Honor refused to alter the sentence, and the prisoner was removed.

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Charles Young, Gaol photo sheet 3

SRNSW: NRS2138, [3/6046], Darlinghurst Photograph description books, 1884, No. 3265, p. 241, R5101.


Gaol Photo Sheet - 
Transcribed Details

No. 3265

Date when Portrait was taken: 10-1-1885

Name: Charles Young

Native place: B.C. Victoria

Year of birth: 1865

Arrived       Ship: –
in Colony }   Year: –

Trade or occupation
previous to conviction  } Laborer

Religion: C of England

Education, degree of: R&W

Height: 5' 6"

Weight     On committal: 169
in lbs     } On discharge:

Colour of hair: Brown

Colour of eyes: Blue

Marks or special features:

Where and when tried: Sydney Quarter Sessions
3rd February 1885

Offence: Assault with intent to commit Buggery

Sentence: 3 years H.L. Sydney Gaol

Remarks: Guilty

 (No. of Previous Portrait ...  ) 

PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS

Where and When Offence. Sentence

 

 

 

 

Nil

 

 


1   Evening News, (Sydney, NSW), Wed 4 Feb 1885, p. 6.

2   The Sydney Morning Herald, Wed 4 Feb 1885, p. 6.

3   SRNSW: NRS2138, [3/6046], Darlinghurst Photograph description books, 1884, No. 3265, p. 241, R5101.