Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 17 May 2022), November 1901, trial of HUGH MORDAUNT (26) EDWARD LYNCH BLOSSE (41) (t19011118-18).

HUGH MORDAUNT, EDWARD LYNCH BLOSSE, Deception > fraud, 18th November 1901.

18. HUGH MORDAUNT (26) and EDWARD LYNCH BLOSSE (41), PLEADED GUILTY to obtaining ₤5 by false pretences from William Hustler Hopkins; also to attempting to obtain ₤50 by false pretences from the same person; Mordaunt also to stealing a minute book and a bank pass book the goods of the Great Northern Railway Company . Blosse having been convicted at the North London Sessions in 1900 of misdemeanour, and Mordaunt at the North London Sessions on November 20th, 1900, of felony. Previous convictions were proved against them—MORDAUNT, Fifteen months' hard labour; BLOSSE, Six months' hard labour.