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1922, William Henry Hammond Richardson - Unfit For Publication
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The Daily Telegraph, Sat 22 Jul 1922 1

Bellevue Hill, looking west towards south Double Bay-Woollahra, 1897. Image: NSW State Library collection. Reproduction: Peter de Waal
Bellevue Hill, looking west towards south Double Bay-Woollahra, 1897.
Image: NSW State Library collection. Reproduction: Peter de Waal

CRIMINAL.
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(Before Acting-Judge Brissenden.)

    Crown Prosecutor: Mr WT Coyle, KC.

(Before Acting-Judge Edwards.)
Crown Prosecutor: Mr N Pilcher.

PLEAS OF GUILTY.


    William Henry Hammond Richardson, represented by Mr Redshaw, pleaded guilty to a charge of having attempted to commit a serious offence, [bestiality with a dog], at Bellevue Hill on May 12, and was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 22 Jul 1922 2

QUARTER SESSIONS.
(Before Acting-Judge Brissenden.)
Mr WT Coyle, KC, Crown Prosecutor.

(Before Acting Judge Edwards.)
Mr N Pilcher, Crown Prosecutor.

SERIOUS OFFENCE.

    William Henry Hammond Richardson pleaded guilty to a charge of having attempted to commit a serious offence, at Bellevue Hill, on May 12. Mr Redshaw appeared for the accused, who was sentenced to eighteen months’ hard labour.

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William Henry Hammond Richardson, Gaol photo sheet 3

SRNSW: NRS2467, [3/6107], State Penitentiary photographic description book, 8 Feb 1922-5 Sep 1922, No. 18718, p. 360.


Gaol Photo Sheet - 
Transcribed Details

No. 18718

Date when Portrait was taken: 22-7-1922

Name: William Hammond Richardson

Native place: Victoria

Year of birth: 24-8-1885

Arrived       Ship:
in Colony }   Year: BS

Trade or occupation
previous to conviction  } Greengrocer

Religion: C of E R&W

Education, degree of: R & W

Height: 5' 2⅛"

Weight     On committal: 115
in lbs     } On discharge:

Colour of hair: Brown

Colour of eyes: Brown

Marks or special features: Scar on left jawbone

(No. of previous Portrait ... ) 

CONVICTIONS

Where and When

Offence.

Sentence

Sydney Q.S

21

7

1922

Beastiality [sic]

18 months HL.

 


1     The Daily Telegraph, Sat 23 Jul 1922, p. 13.

2     The Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 22 Jul 1922, p. 9.

3     SRNSW: NRS2467, [3/6107], State Penitentiary photographic description book, 8 Feb 1922-5 Sep 1922, No. 18718, p. 360.