Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | July 14, 2016

Cornwall Crime, 1881.


November 28, 1881 Warrant for trial for stealing robes, knives, Buffalo coat and pipe.

July 6, 1881 – trial for breaking into store and stealing clothes and boots.

Nov. 24, 1881 – trial for stealing one horse waggon.

Dec. 2, 1881 – trial for bigamy.

Log Book – James Begg, Justice of the Peace, Roxborough Township.

The complaint of Alexander McAuley of the Township of Roxborough, farmer make oath before me James Begg, Esquire, one of Her Majesty’s Justice of the Peace in and for the said United Counties of S.D. & G. against Xavier Bioar of the Twp of Rox Labourer that he has good cause to believe that the said Xavier Bioar is trespassing upon Lot West half of No. 36 in the seventh concession in the Twp of Rox. by taking timer from said lot contrary to the statute in such cases made and provided in such cases.

Alexander (X) McAuley

Taken and sworn before me at Rox. the 9th day of Sept. in the year of Our Lord, 1879.

James Begg.


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