Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 09 February 2023), November 1910, trial of GREGORY, Frederick (31, shoemaker) (t19101115-27).

FREDERICK GREGORY, Theft > simple larceny, 15th November 1910.

GREGORY, Frederick (31, shoemaker) , pleaded guilty of stealing two motor bicycles, the goods of Frederick Price and Frank Grant Buxton.

Prisoner confessed to a previous conviction of felony at the Town Hall, Grimsby, on April 27,1909, in the name of Joseph Hill.

Detective-sergeant HOLME, Manchester City Police, stated that prisoner had been convicted twelve times since 1889, the great majority of the offences being that of stealing bicycles.

Detective-sergeant HENRY BARRELL, T Division, stated that prisoner wished, in being sentenced, for it to be taken into consideration that he admitted having stolen five other motor bicycles in different parts of the country. Prisoner stated that on his release from prison the last time he had enlisted, but on it being found it that he had been convicted he was discharged.

Sentence, Three years' penal servitude.