Poaching and Petty Thieving in St Albans

A Talk by Chris Reynolds

Criminal Activities on Heath Farm

When Jacob Reynolds was farmer (up to 1895)

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1871: Theft of two bottles of Port by an employees when he moved from Hammonds
1873: Theft of wood from a hedge; Stealing eggs
1873: Theft of Potatoes (Stratton)
1880: Housebreaking (Thomas Wheeler)
1884: Setting snares for game
1886: Non-payment of bills
1887: Homeless sleeping in a barn
1888: Theft of cabbages
1889: Theft of potatoes
1890: Fraud by a milkman; Breaking hedges
1891: Theft of a turkey; of Eggs; of milk can
1892: Theft of fowls
1894: Assault on his son