Michael Wigley

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"Official form on blue paper - evidence - Michael Wigley, constable, 26 October 1854, p.1, PROV, VPRS5527/P0 Unit 1, Item 80
Be it remembered, that on twenty sixth day of October in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty four Michael Wrigley of Ballarat in the Colony of Victoria Constable of Police personally came before me one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said Colony, and acknowledged himself to owe to our Sovereign Lady the Queen the sum of one hundred pounds, of good lawful money of Great Britain, to be made and levied of the goods and chattels, lands and tenements, in the use of our said Lady the Queen, her Heirs and Successors, if the said Michael Wrigley shall fail in the condition indorsed.
Taken and acknowledged the day and year of your first above mentioned at Ballarat in the said Colony before me
William Morrissy
"Official form on blue paper - evidence - Michael Wigley, constable, 26 October 1854, p.2, PROV, VPRS5527/P0 Unit 1, Item 80
The condition of the within written Recognance is such, That Whereas Andrew McIntyre was the seventeenth day of October 1854 at Ballarat in the Colony aforesaid, together with certain ther persons did tumultuously and riotously assemble and did then and there feloniously and unlawfuolly burn, pull down and destroy the hotel of one James Francis Bentley it therefore be the said Michael Wrigley shall appear at the Criminal Sessions to be holden at Melbourne in and for the Colony of Victoria, on the fifteenth day of November next, and there give such evidence as he knoweth upon an information to be then and there preferred against the said Michael Wrigley for the offence aforesaid, as the Jurors who shall pass upon the trial of the said Andrew McIntyre then the said Recognizance to be void or else stand in full force and virtue.


Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Michael Wigley was a constable in the police in 1854.

Post 1854 Experiences

See also

Andrew McIntyre

William Morrissy


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