Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 26 March 2023), July 1850, trial of JOHN BACKMAN (t18500708-1262).

JOHN BACKMAN, Theft > pocketpicking, 8th July 1850.

1262. JOHN BACKMAN , stealing 1 handkerchief, value 2s.; the goods of Alexander Ross, from his person: to which he pleaded

GUILTY . Aged 15.— Confined Twelve Months.