MARGARET BOWES, MABEL WEBB.
11th January 1910
Reference Numbert19100111-38
VerdictGuilty > unknown
SentenceImprisonment > hard labour

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BOWES, Margaret (41, cook), and WEBB, Mabel (28, servant) ; both attempting to procure May Bowes, aged 14 years, to become a common prostitute; having the custody of the said May Bowes, did attempt to cause and encourage the seduction and prostitution of the said girl; conspiring and agreeing together to commit the said offence.

Mr. Travers Humphreys and Mr. Roland Oliver prosecuted.

Verdict, Guilty.

Sentence (each), 18 months' hard labour.

Mr. Justice Ridley made an order (under the Children Act, 1909) that the girl should remain in the care of the Sisters of the Society of the Good Shepherd until she was 16 years of age.

BEFORE THE COMMON SERJEANT.

(Friday, January 14.)


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