Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 28 November 2023), September 1894, trial of HARRY CLARKE (30) WILLIAM PARKHURST (t18940910-715).

HARRY CLARKE, WILLIAM PARKHURST, Deception > forgery, Theft > embezzlement, 10th September 1894.

715. HARRY CLARKE (30), and WILLIAM PARKHURST PLEADED GUILTY to uttering forged receipts for the payment of money; also to embezzling and to conspiring to embezzle divers sums of money received for and on account of James Carus Pearson, their master. Clarke also PLEADED GUILTY to a conviction of felony in June, 1893, in the name of Henry Potter. The Prosecutor did not wish to press the case against Parkhurst, but was inclined to give him a further trial. CLARKE— Twelve Months' Hard Labour. PARKHURST— Four Months' Hard Labour.