Now is Custody, in the House of Correction, in Morpeth, the following persons, who being found strolling and begging in this County, were apprehended and committed as Vagrants and Vagabonds; Robert Heron, Edward Boswell, Moses Boswell.
Robert Heron is about 63 years of age, five feet five inches high, of a swarthy complexion, wears an old blue surtout coat, and a drab-coloured waistcoat, with brass buttons, and a pair of red cloth breeches, and says he is a Tinman by trade.
Edward Boswell is about 26 years of age, of a very dark complexion, and five feet five inches high, has large black eye-brows, has lost the first joint of his thumb on his right hand, is well made, and wears a blue surtout coat, a crimson-coloured hair shag waistcoat, and leather breeches, and says he is by trade a brazier and tinker.
Moses Boswell, says he is a brother of the said Edward Boswell, is about 23 years of age, five feet six inches high, of a swarthy complexion, and well made, wears a blue surtout coat, with metal buttons, a striped waistcoat, and leather breeches, says he deals in selling mugs about the Country.
By Order, Cuthbertson.
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Newcastle Chronicle - Saturday, 27th December 1766
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