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1912, Henry Winner - Unfit For Publication
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The Daily Telegraph, Fri 16 Aug 1912 1

QUARTER SESSIONS.
——
(Before Judge Backhouse and a jury.)

    Mr W Tighe prosecuted for the Crown.

A PLEA OF GUILTY.

    Henry Winner pleaded guilty to a charge of lewdness, and was remanded for sentence. His Honor remarked that it was astonishing the number of undesirable that came before the Sessions.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 16 Aug 1912 2

QUARTER SESSIONS.
(Before His Honor, Judge Backhouse.)
(Mr Wm Tighe, Crown Prosecutor)

PLEADED GUILTY.

    Henry Winner pleaded guilty to a charge of lewdness, and was remanded for sentence. “It is astonishing,” said his Honor, “how many undesirables come before the sessions.”

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The Daily Telegraph, Sat 17 Aug 1912 3

SYDNEY QUARTER SESSIONS.
——
(Before Judge Backhouse and Juries.)

SENTENCES.


    Henry Winner, lewdness, imprisonment till September 11. His Honor remarked that this person was more of a nuisance than a wilful criminal.

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Evening News, Sat 17 Aug 1912 4

SENTENCED AT THE SESSIONS.
————

    Judge Backhouse, at the final sitting of the Darlinghurst Sessions passed sentences upon a number of prisoners.

    Henry Winner, about 32 years of age, convicted lewdness, and now serving a sentence, was ordered to be kept in custody until September 11 next. The Judge remarked that it seemed Winner was more of a nuisance than a wilful criminal.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 17 Aug 1912 5

QUARTER SESSIONS.
(Before Judge Backhouse.)

    Mr W Tighe, Crown Prosecutor.

SENTENCES.

    Henry Winner, for an indecent offence at Annandale, was ordered to remain in prison until September 11. He was serving a sentence for a similar offence.

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Henry Winner, Gaol photo sheet
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SRNSW: NRS2138, [3/6080], Darlinghurst Gaol photographic description book, 1912-1913, No. 12502, p. 55, R5116.


Gaol Photo Sheet - 
Transcribed Details

No. 12502

Date when Portrait was taken: 15-8-1912

Name: Henry Winner

Native place: England

Year of birth: 5-3-1885

Arrived       Ship: Marathon
in Colony }   Year: 1909

Trade or occupation
previous to conviction  } Barman

Religion: C of E

Education, degree of: R. & W.

Height: 5' 8¼"

Weight     On committal: 134
in lbs     } On discharge:

Colour of hair: Dark brown

Colour of eyes: Brown

Marks or special features: Wart back of head. Varicose vein left calf

(No. of previous Portrait ... ) 

CONVICTIONS

Where and When Offence. Sentence

Glebe PC
     Writ lodged

Sydney Q.S

11
16

15

7
7

8

1912
1912

1912

Wilfully & obscenely expose his person

Lewdness

2 months H.L.

To be imprisoned with Hard Labor
until 11th September 1912 & to be
concurrent with sentence serving

 


1     The Daily Telegraph, Fri 16 Aug 1912, p. 5.

2     The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 16 Aug 1912, p. 5.

3     The Daily Telegraph, Sat 17 Aug 1912, p. 18.

4     Evening News, (Sydney, NSW), Sat 17 Aug 1912, p. 10.

5     The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 17 Aug 1912, p. 9.

6     SRNSW: NRS2138, [3/6080], Darlinghurst Gaol photographic description book, 1912-1913, No. 12502, p. 55, R5116.