LAW & ORDER – Larceny by a Domestic Servant at Redcar

Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-See Gazette 25/05/1877.


            On Tuesday (22/05), at the Langbaurgh East petty sessions, Ann O’Neill, of Redcar, domestic servant, was charged with stealing a quantity of wearing apparel and other articles, the property of John McIntosh, of Redcar, confectioner, on the 21st inst.

Mrs. McIntosh stated that the prisoner had been her servant for the last four weeks, but have now left her service. On the day in question she went into the shop and left prisoner in the kitchen, and looking round, she saw her going down the passage to the front garden with a large bundle. The police were sent for, and the prisoner was taken into custody with all the articles alleged to be stolen in her possession. When charged with the offence replied that her mistress, and given them to her. Prisoner, who pleaded guilty, was sentenced to six months’ hard labour.


Lol Hansom November 22, 2014 Law & Order