East Lulworth

A  One-Place Study and part of the Dorset OPC Network


In this section we will detail crimes committed over a century ago in East Lulworth or involving East Lulworth residents.


26 November 1867: At the County Petty Sessions before John Mowlem and Miles Rodgett, Esqrs, Joseph PRESTLEY was charged with stealing one salt fish, value 3d, the property of George DAVIS, of East Lulworth. The bench sentenced him to one month's imprisonment in Dorchester gaol with hard labour.


September 1854: Committed to Dorchester Gaol: James BAKER and George HOUSE were each sentenced to three month's hard labour for stealing a ham at East Lulworth


April 1827: Charles MANUEL and Robert ORCHARD were each sentenced to one month's hard labour for 'disturbing a congregation at Lulworth Roman Catholic Chapel'


As further information comes to light about these emigrants, this page will be updated.