Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 22 September 2023), February 1909, trial of LACEY, Alfred (23, clerk) (t19090202-35).

ALFRED LACEY, Deception > fraud, 2nd February 1909.

LACEY, Alfred (23, clerk) pleaded guilty , of obtaining by false pretences from the Hackney Furnishing Company, Limited, 15s., 10s. 6d., £1 17s. 6d., £1 1s., and £1 5s. 6d., with intent to defraud Several witnesses by whom the prisoner had been employed gave him an excellent character. Mr. S. Zelinski offered to find him employment in the event of his being leniently treated.

Prisoner was released on his own recognisances to come up for judgment if called upon.