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The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 23 Feb 1922 1

LAW NOTICES.
———
Thursday, February 23.
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QUARTER SESSIONS.

    Patrick John Henry Byrnes, indecency; Albert Victor Simmons, having implements of housebreaking in possession; John Franklin, stealing; Edward John Barker, indecency; Norman Clye Woods, break, enter, and steal.

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The Daily Telegraph, Fri 24 Feb 1922 2

CRIMINAL
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(Before Judge Scholes.)


    Edward John Barker pleaded guilty to a charge of attempting to commit a grave offence at Alexandria on January 5, and was remanded for sentence.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 24 Feb 1922 3

QUARTER SESSIONS.
(Before Judge Scholes.)

    Mr N de H Rowland, Crown Prosecutor.

PLEADED GUILTY.

    Edward John Barker pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted bestiality, [with a cow ]. He was remanded for sentence.

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The Daily Telegraph, Sat 25 Feb 1922 4

CRIMINAL
———

(Before Judge Scholes.)

SENTENCES.

    The following persons were sentenced:—

    Edward John Barker, a grave offence—12 months’ imprisonment with hard labor in Grafton Gaol.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 25 Feb 1922 5

QUARTER SESSIONS.
(Before Judge Cohen.)

    Mr N de H Rowland, Crown Prosecutor.

SENTENCES.

    His Honor passed the following sentences:—

    Edward John Barker, attempted beastiality; [sic] 12 months’ hard labour in Grafton Gaol.

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Edward John Barker, Gaol photo sheet
 6

SRNSW: NRS2467, [3/6107], State Penitentiary photographic description book, 8 Feb 1922-5 Sep 1922, No. 18406, p. 43.


Gaol Photo Sheet - 
Transcribed Details

No. 18406                                                                                

Date when Portrait was taken: 25-2-1922

Name: Edward John Barker

Native place: Molong NSW

Year of birth: 10-9-1898

Arrived       Ship:
in Colony }   Year: BS

Trade or occupation
previous to conviction  } Bootmaker

Religion: C of E

Education, degree of: R & W

Height: 5' 8⅜"

Weight     On committal: 156
in lbs     } On discharge:

Colour of hair: Brown

Colour of eyes: Hazel

Marks or special features: Scar on outside left forearm. Heart anchor & cross on outside right forearm. Large scar on right shin. Scar on left shin

(No. of previous Portrait ... ) 

CONVICTIONS

Where and When

Offence.

Sentence

Paddington PC 
ditto

Central PC
ditto

Newtown PC
ditto

Sydney Q.S

Sydney Q.S

23
23

21
21

15
15

  2

23

  3
  3

  7
  7

12
12

  9

  2

1920
1920

1920
1920

1920
1920

1921

1922

Stealing
Stealing

Incite person to resist Police
Assault Police

Give false name & address
Breach of Traffic Act

Stealing

Attempted beastiality [sic]

10/- or 3 days H.L.
40/- or 14 days HL  |  Fines Paid

£2 or 14 days H.L.
£3 or 21 days HL   |  Concurrent

10/- or 3 days HL
20/- or 7 days HL  |  Fines Paid

To come for sentence within
2 years if called upon

12 months HL.

 


1     The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 23 Feb 1922, p. 6. Emphasis added.

2     The Daily Telegraph, Fri 24 Feb 1922, p. 6.

3     The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 24 Feb 1922, p. 6.

4     The Daily Telegraph, Sat 25 Feb 1922, p. 9.

5     The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 25 Feb 1922, p. 9.

6     SRNSW: NRS2467, [3/6107], State Penitentiary photographic description book, 8 Feb 1922-5 Sep 1922, No. 18406, p. 43.