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Decisions of the Superior Courts of New South Wales, 1788-1899

R v Wood (1832) NSW Sel Cas (Dowling) 342; [1832] NSWSupC 105

criminal procedure

Supreme Court of New South Wales

Forbes C.J., Stephen and Dowling JJ, February 1832

Source: Dowling, Notes for Select Cases, S.R.N.S.W. 2/3466, p. 137

An indictment for burglary laid to the dwelling house to be at Cooke and it appearing to be at Cabramatta, which places were separated by a river, and the boundaries of the two districts settled and well known; held ill.

Burglary in the dwelling house of Abraham Liddiard on 25th December at Cooke. Stealing one watch £2, 5 handkerchiefs 5s, 1 gown 5s, 1 jacket £1, 2 aprons 2s, 10 yards calico 5s, 5 yards muslin 5s, 5 yards cloth 5s, and one scarf 10s. On the second count in dwelling of trustees of the clergy and school lands in the colony of New South Wales. On the third count Venerable William Grant Broughton Abraham Liddiard. I am the school master at Cabramatta. The boundaries well known. Cabramatta Public School I live there and sleep there.

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