John Murray

b. 27/05/1828
Baker's Row
bap. 18/06/1828 Saint Mary Newington, Surrey


John Murray
Mary Ann Nowland d. 15/04/1847
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Also known as

John Lort Murray

Did You Know?

  • In 1846 Alexander Murray and John Murray were imprisoned for stealing watches from William Fillmore, Alexander's master. In the 1851 census there was a William Fillmore living in Camberwell whose occupation was 'Retired Pawnbroker'.

Documentary Sources

2183. ALEXANDER MURRAY was indicted for stealing 1 watch, value 4l.; 1 watch-guard, 10s.; and 1 watch-chain, 10s.; the goods of William Fillmore, his master; and JOHN MURRAY, for feloniously receiving the same, well-knowing them to have been stolen. - They were also indicted for stealing 1 watch, value 10l., the goods of William Fillmore, the master of Alexander Murray ; to both which ALEXANDER MURRAY pleaded GUILTY. Aged 19. - Confined Twenty-one days. JOHN MURRAY pleaded GUILTY. Aged 18. - Confined Six Months.

Source: Twelfth Session, 1845-6. p. 989
Old Bailey Proceedings Online

| No. | Name. | Age. | Trade, &c. | By whom committed. | When Committed. | Offence charged with. | No. | When tried. | Before whom. | Verdict. | Sentence. | | 17 | Alexander Murray and John Murray | 16 18 | Ditto [Labourer] Carrier | G. P. Elliott. Esq | [Oct] 12 | ALEXANDER, stealing three watches, and one guard-chain, the property of William Fillmer, his master; JOHN, feloniously receiving two of said watches, well knowing them to have been stolen. | 17 | [Oct] 30 | Recorder | Both Pld. Guilty | Alexr 3 weeks NewGate John 6 Mo Ho. Co. |

Source: HO 77/53
National Archive


18/06/1828 Baker's Row, Saint Mary Newington, Surrey
18/06/1828 the Parish Church, St Mary Newington, Surrey
07/06/1841 [Not given], St Giles Camberwell, Lambeth, Surrey
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