Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 24 September 2020), May 1862, trial of CHARLES PINKSTONE (19) (t18620512-516).

CHARLES PINKSTONE, Deception > forgery, 12th May 1862.

516. CHARLES PINKSTONE (19), was indicted for feloniously forging and uttering 2 orders for the payment of 200l. and 100l. respectively, with intent to defraud; to both which he

PLEADED GUILTY .

Roger Godson, solicitor, Steven Hugh Price, solicitor, and John Simms, solicitor, in each of whose employment the prisoner had been as clerk, deposed to his good character. Recommended to mercy by the prosecutor, believing it to be his first offence, and that he had been led astray by bad associates.

Four Years' Penal Servitude.