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Dubbo Dispatch and Wellington Independent, Fri 29 Jan 1892 1 

Dubbo courthouse, photo 1889. Photo ID: SRNSW 4346_a020_ a020000339.jpg
Dubbo courthouse, photo 1889.
Photo ID: SRNSW 4346_a020_ a020000339.jpg

DUBBO QUARTER SESSIONS.

THE Dubbo Quarter Sessions will commence on Tuesday next, before Mr Acting Judge Coffey. Mr Wade will prosecute. The following cases are down for trial:—
    John Merlow and Martin Deprazz, wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm.
    William Reynolds, burglary.
    Charles Miller, forgery.
    William Edward O’Brien, false pretences.
    William Edward O’Brien, bigamy.
    Herbert McGill, assault with intent to carnally know.
    Martin Linnane, arson.
    Michael Ryan, James Stanley, and Arthur Nixon, assault and robbery.
    James Power, bestiality.

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Evening News, Wed 3 Feb 1892 2

BREVITIES.
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    The quarter sessions were opened at Dubbo on Tuesday by Acting-Judge Coffey. There were 15 charges on the criminal side and over 200 civil cases.

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Evening News, Mon 8 Feb 1892 3

SATURDAY’S BREVITIES.
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    The Dubbo quarter sessions, which began three days ago before Acting-Judge Coffey, have not yet concluded. The following sentences have been passed; James Power, bestiality, six months in Dubbo Gaol.

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The Sydney Morning Herald, Tue 9 Feb 1892 4

DUBBO QUARTER SESSIONS.
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(By Telegraph.)
(From Our Correspondent.)
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Dubbo, Monday.

    The business of the Quarter Sessions and District Court was completed late on Saturday.

    James Power, found guilty on indecency, was sentenced to six months’ in Dubbo Gaol.

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James Power, Gaol photo sheet 5

SRNSW: NRS2202, [3/6001], Dubbo Gaol photographic description book, 1889-1897, No. 49, p. 49, R5096.


Gaol Photo Sheet - 
Transcribed Details


No. 49
Dubbo

Date when Portrait was taken: 28th January 1892

Name: James Power

Native place: Orange, NSW

Year of birth: 1845

Arrived       Ship:
in Colony }   Year: B.C.

Trade or occupation
previous to conviction  } Laborer

Religion: R.C.

Education, degree of: R&W

Height: 5' 8"

Weight     On committal:
in lbs     } On discharge:

Colour of hair: Brown

Colour of eyes: Hazel

Marks or special features: Scar on left temple. Scar right thigh

Where and when tried: Dubbo Q.S.
2nd February 1891 [sic–1892]

Offence: Indecent Exposure

Sentence: 6 months HL

Remarks:

(No. of previous Portrait ... ) 

PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS

Where and When Offence. Sentence

 

 

 

 

Not known

 

 


1     Dubbo Dispatch and Wellington Independent, Fri 29 Jan 1892, p. 4. Emphasis added.

2     Evening News, (Sydney, NSW), Wed 3 Feb 1892, p. 5.

3     Evening News, (Sydney, NSW), Mon 8 Feb 1892, p. 6.

4     The Sydney Morning Herald, Tue 9 Feb 1892, p. 6.

5     SRNSW: NRS2202, [3/6001], Dubbo Gaol photographic description book, 1889-1897, No. 49, p. 49, R5096.