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The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 10 Mar 1881 1


    The Bench on the Criminal side was composed, yesterday, of Messrs Solomon, Booth, Renwick, Henderson, and Hunt; and on the Summons side by Messrs Guy, Hardie, Cook, and Carpenter.


    Yesterday the Bench in the Charge Court was occupied by the Water Police Magistrate, Messrs V Brown and Williams.

    Thomas Henderson was ordered to be imprisonment for six months for stealing a coat, valued at 5s, from the Wentworth (s), the property of William Smith.

    John Gray, charged with stealing a silver watch and albert chain, valued at £7, the property of William Willis, was committed for trial at the Court of Quarter Sessions.

    George Barnes, alias Brown, [aka George Barns], was charged with wilfully and obscenely exposing his person on the Flagstaff Hill, on Monday afternoon last, and was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment with hard labour.


1  The Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 10 Mar 1881, p. 8. Emphasis added.