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Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal, Mon 6 Feb 1899 1

QUARTER SESSIONS.
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Monday, February 6th.
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(Before His Honor Judge Docker.)
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    Mr Murray acted as Grown Prosecutor, Mr Chippendall as Clerk of the Peace and Mr JB Dulhunty, Deputy Sheriff.

    The local attorneys were all represented. Others present were Mr WP Crick (Sydney) and Mr H Thompson (Lithgow.)

BESTIALITY.

    Thomas Edward Dunn, school teacher at Burraga, was charged with attempting an abominable offence on 3rd November last. Accused pleaded not guilty and was defended by Mr Crick.

(Case proceeding.)
 

Township of Burraga – looking north. Photo by JJ Heylen, Burraga. Image: The Sydney Mail and NSW Advertiser, (NSW), Sat 14 Jul 1900, p. 87. Reproduction: Peter de Waal
Township of Burraga – looking north. Photo by JJ Heylen, Burraga.
Image: The Sydney Mail and NSW Advertiser, (NSW), Sat 14 Jul 1900, p. 87. Reproduction: Peter de Waal

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Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal, Tue 7 Feb 1899 2

QUARTER SESSIONS.
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Monday, February 6th.
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(Before His Honor Judge Docker.)
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    Mr Murray acted as Grown Prosecutor, Mr Chippendall as Clerk of the Peace and Mr JB Dulhunty, Deputy Sheriff.

    The local attorneys were all represented. Others present were Mr WP Crick (Sydney) and Mr H Thompson (Lithgow.)

BESTIALITY.

    Thomas Edward Dunn, school teacher at Burraga, was charged with attempting an abominable offence on 3rd November last. Accused pleaded not guilty and was defended by Mr Crick.

    The jury after a patient investigation returned a verdict of Not Guilty, and accused was discharged.

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Lithgow Mercury, Fri 10 Feb 1899 3

BATHURST QUARTER SESSIONS.
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    BATHURST, Monday.—A Court of Quarter Sessions opened this morning before Judge Docker, Mr Murray acted as Crown Prosecutor.

    BATHURST, Tuesday.—At the Quarter Sessions

    Thomas Edward Dunn, formerly school teacher at Wattle Vale, near Burraga, was charged with an unnatural offence. The charge was not substantiated, and the prisoner was discharged.

 


1     Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal, (NSW), Mon 6 Feb 1899, p. 3.

2     Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal, (NSW), Tue 7 Feb 1899, p. 3.

3     Lithgow Mercury, (NSW), Fri 10 Feb 1899, p. 3.