Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 20 May 2022), January 1820, trial of EDWARD WELSH JAMES WRIGHT ANN HALL JAMES CONLEY JAMES CAREY WILLIAM BROWN WILLIAM WOOD HENRY BUCKNELL JAMES MELVIN HENRY JOHNSON JOHN WILLIAMS SARAH PALEY SARAH WICKS JOHN PARSONS JOHN STOREY GEORGE PERRY WILLIAM GARRATT MARY KELLY JAMES BRYANT CATHARINE MARTIN (t18200112-40).

EDWARD WELSH, JAMES WRIGHT, ANN HALL, JAMES CONLEY, JAMES CAREY, WILLIAM BROWN, WILLIAM WOOD, HENRY BUCKNELL, JAMES MELVIN, HENRY JOHNSON, JOHN WILLIAMS, SARAH PALEY, SARAH WICKS, JOHN PARSONS, JOHN STOREY, GEORGE PERRY, WILLIAM GARRATT, MARY KELLY, JAMES BRYANT, CATHARINE MARTIN, Royal Offences > coining offences, 12th January 1820.

248. EDWARD WELSH , JAMES WRIGHT , ANN HALL , JAMES CONLEY , JAMES CAREY , WILLIAM BROWN , WILLIAM WOOD , HENRY BUCKNELL , JAMES MELVIN , HENRY JOHNSON , JOHN WILLIAMS , SARAH PALEY , SARAH WICKS *, JOHN PARSONS , JOHN STOREY , GEORGE PERRY , WILLIAM GARRATT , MARY KELLY , JAMES BRYANT , and CATHARINE MARTIN were severally and separately indicted for feloniously and without lawful excuse, having in their possession, forged Bank of England notes, they well knowing them to be forged .

To which indictments the prisoners severally and separately pleaded,

GUILTY .

Transported for Fourteen Years .

Before Messrs. Justice Holroyd and Burrough.