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Breconshire Quarter Sessions

Extract from the Breconshire Quarter Sessions Order Book of 1786:
"Ordered that William George who was convicted at this Quarter Sessions of Petit Larceny be confined to Hard Labour in the House of Correction for the Term of Three Months and on the Saturday immediately before the Expiration of his Confinement to be Publicly whipped at the Carts Tail before the Town Hall for the space of Half an Hour until his Body be Bloody."