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Edward William Brinkley, Holloway, c1879

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Stephanie

Stephanie Report 30 Aug 2010 14:45

I have managed to trace this person, but would like some help as to where to find some further information. On the 1901 census Edward Brinkley is listed as being in HM Royal Naval Prison, Lewes, Sussex. Can anyone help with information as to why he was there.

Many thanks in advance.

Ethel

Ethel Report 30 Aug 2010 14:57

Hi. If he is one of your ancestors, you could apply to the Royal Navy museum and Archives, with his details and ask if they have his service records and how you can get a look at them.Ethel.

Stephanie

Stephanie Report 30 Aug 2010 15:29

Thanks for this, I will give that a try.

John

John Report 3 Mar 2013 10:42

Sentenced on 13 7 1900 for striking a his superior officer.

http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/31944239/person/19914036771/fact/148994535196/media/1?pg=32771&pgpl=pid%7caid

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 3 Mar 2013 10:50

John - As Stephanie posted this in 2010 she may not check this thread anymore.

Try sending her a message by clicking on her name. If she still has the same email address, GR will let her know that you have new information