5 January 1928: West Sussex: At the Chichester General Quarter Sessions before William Percival Gratwicke Boxall, esquire, K.C., chairman; Frederick Temple Barrington-Ward, esquire, K.C., deputy chairman, holden at the Court House, Chichester. Sir Edward Boyke, bart, Ockham, Salehurst, Sussex, high sheriff; Arthur W. Farndell, esquire, 87 High Street, Lewes, and 24 Bedford Row, London W.C.1, under sheriff; Walter Charles Stephenson Chapman, esquire, 24 Bedford Row, London W.C.1, deputy sheriff; S. Thornely, County Hall, Chichester, clerk of the peace; E. Winter, governor, His Majesty’s Prison, Portsmouth. Prisoner: Henry Claude Beasly, aged 18 years 10 months, carter. Previous convictions: Fined 5/-, Petty Sessions, Steyning, 8 March 1920 (stealing 5 mole traps) as Harry Beesley. Bound over, Petty Sessions, Steyning, 12 May 1924 (indecent assault on girl) as Harry Claude Beasley. Bound over, Petty Sessions, Hove County, 13 September 1926 (stealing motor cycle) as Harry Claude Beasley. 1 other summarily (Bye-Laws). Committed from Shoreham-by-Sea, 17 October 1927. Received in prison 10 October 1927 (on remand). Offence: For sentence. He having been convicted on 17 October 1927, under the Criminial Justice Administration Act, 1914, Sec. 10, for on 29 September 1927, at Bramber, stealing 1 bottle of whiskey from William Arthur Johnson. Tried before F. T. Barrington Ward, esquire, K.C., 5 January 1928. Order of the Court – Bound over in £10 for 2 years (Probation of Offenders, Acts, 1907, 1925) and put under probation.