Stealing Strawberries!

John-Evans

John Evans 14, Evans was given 14 days hard labour and then spent three years at a reformatory school for three years after attempting to steal strawberries in July 1864.

The teenager from Llanelli was a labourer and had been in custody before. His father Williams Evans is recorded as having been in prision several times. He was sent to Howdref Genol Reformatory.

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