Certificate of Conviction

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Josiah Wren of Chilson, labourer, for breaking down and stealing wooden posts and rails in a fence, the property of Jonathan Birch and on land in the occupation of Thomas Gomm. Offence committed on the night of 19th November at Bradenham Meadow in Chilson. Convicted on the oath of Thomas Smith. Fined £1 and 14s. Costs and in default 3 calendar months imprisonment at the House of Correction. (Document badly damaged)