Stories from Bodmin Jail

The History of Bodmin JailOn the hunt for good stories… my favourite so far:

“Parsons had previously escaped from Bodmin Gaol, having first stolen £5 from a keeper. He scaled the wall, visited a public-house, and returned to gaol of his own accord.”

Also found a man jailed with the charge ‘incorrigible rogue’

Found in ‘A History of Bodmin Jail’ by Bill Johnson.

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