Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 08 December 2022), June 1882, trial of WILLIAM NICHOLLS (46) (t18820626-721).

WILLIAM NICHOLLS, Sexual Offences > rape, 26th June 1882.

721. WILLIAM NICHOLLS (46) , Feloniously and carnally knowing and abusing Eliza Ann Bright, a girl under the age of 12.

MESSRS. POLAND and MONT√ćOU WILLIAMS Prosecuted; MR. DOUGLAS defended at the request of the Court.

GUILTY .— Twelve Years' Penal Servitude.

Before Mr. Common Serjeant.