Posted on: August 4th, 2017 by Reg Jackson

Born c1853 in Bristol (71C).

1871 Works at pottery, 20 Hills Buildings, Pipe Lane, Temple parish (18) (71C).
1876 12 Aug. ‘William Taylor, 27, of Pipe Lane, Temple, was charged with wounding Ellen Waterman, with intent. Complainant, a pottery woman, who has been living with the prisoner … stated that on Saturday night while she and the prisoner were drunk she was cut in some way, but could not remember how it was done. The police took her to the hospital, and she was now out of danger, and had separated from Taylor. Prisoner, who admitted striking the complainant with his hand, but swore that he had no knife, pleaded intoxication. Fined 10s, to be paid to complainant …’ (Bristol Mercury).


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