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1901, James Hill - Unfit For Publication
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The Illawarra Mercury, Thu 28 Mar 1901 1

QUARTER SESSIONS.
Tuesday, March 26.
(Before his Honor Judge Fitzhardinge).

    Mr J Armstrong prosecuted for the Crown; Lieut-Col Chisholm, PM, represented the Sheriff, and Mr HS Bingle acted as Clerk of the Peace.

JUROR FINED.

    Alfred Broadhead was fined £2 for non-attendance as a juror.

INDECENT ASSAULT.

    James Hill pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting a boy, [ William Thomas Leslie Newton, 14] , at Fairy Meadow. Sentenced to nine months’ hard labor in Darlinghurst Gaol.

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Darlinghurst gaol entrance and description book 1900-1 2
 

Date No. Name Address Committed Offence Sentence
By whom When Where
 April  3 [1901]  1612  James Hill  No fixed place  Fitzhardinge  March  26 [1901]  Wollongong  Indecently
 assaulting
 a male person
 9 months HL
Where
born
If born out
of colonies
Religion Trade Age Height Color of Education Remarks Disposal
Ship Year Ft. In. Hair Eyes How When
 Ireland  Not known  RC  Laborer  40  5  10 Black Black  R&W  Melbourne
conviction
 To Parramatta
 Lunatic Asylum
 15.7.01


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South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus, Sat 30 March 1901 3

QUARTER SESSIONS.
———◦———

    The sittings of the Criminal Court of the South Coast district began in Wollongong, on Tuesday, Judge Fitzhardinge presiding. Mr J Armstrong acted as Crown Prosecutor.

SENTENCES.


    James Hill, indecent assault on a male person. Prisoner stated that he had been drinking during the day. Sentenced to nine months’ hard labor in Darlinghurst Gaol.

 


1     The Illawarra Mercury, Thu 28 Mar 1901, p. 2.

2     SRNSW: NRS2137, [5/1953], Darlinghurst Gaol entrance and description book, 1900-1901, R2359.

3     South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus, (NSW), Sat 30 Mar 1901, p. 8.