Document ReferencePl C 52/91
TitlePrinted address of Mr Justice [George] Hardinge to the convicts tried before him at Cardiff Great Session, 8 Apr. 1801
Date8 April 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAddresses the convicts Samuel Hill, James Luke and Aaron William, all of whom he sentences to death for robbery; gives general introduction to the crimes, and describes the reasons the accused gave for their actions; discusses why he thinks that these reasons can be no excuse; at some length, explains why he must deliver the death sentence; briefly discusses the details of each man's crime at Merthyr.

Originally enclosed with Pl C 52/90.
Termcrimes, robbery
punishments, execution

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA41410Williams; Aaron (fl 1801); Mr; convictfl 1801
NA41412Hill; Samuel (fl 1801); Mr; convictfl 1801
NA41413Luke; James (fl 1801); Mr; convictfl 1801
NA41411Hardinge; George (1743-1816); Mr; Solicitor-General and then Attorney-General to Queen Charlotte 1782-18161743-1816
PL38630/Merthyr Tydfil/Glamorganshire/Wales
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