Extracts from a police report on Olive Wharry, 3 July 1914 (HO 144/1205/221873)
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT,
NEW SCOTLAND YARD
3rd day of July 1914
CENTRAL OFFICER’S SPECIAL REPORT
SUBJECT: Olive Wharry, in custody
I beg to report that on the 1st instant [dated this month], as directed in telegram of 30th ult. [of last month] from Supt. [Superintendant] Quinn, I proceeded to Carnarvon, where on the 2nd inst. [dated this month], at Carnarvon Quarter Sessions, Phyllis North, whom I identified as Joyce Lock, otherwise Olive Wharry, was arraigned [called to state whether she was guilty or not] before John Ernest Greaves, Chairman, on indictment [charge] for that she, on the 2nd. Day June, 1914, at Criccieth, unlawfully and maliciously did commit damage upon the West End Stores, the property of Sir Hugh J. Ellis-Nanney, to the extent of £17-12-0, (breaking windows of stores) – further on the 2nd June, 1914, unlawfully and maliciously did commit damages upon the windows of the Criccieth Post office, the property of H.M. The King, doing damage to the amount of £11-8-0.
Miss Wharry declined to plead to the indictments [charges], but was tried, found guilty [sentenced to three months hard labour]
At the same Sessions, Georgina Lloyd, age about 28, a militant Suffragette, was arraigned [called to state whether she was guilty or not] on three indictments [charges] for malicious damage, at Criccieth, on the 2nd day of June, 1914, the amounts being £16,- £20,- and £8-16-0. Lloyd also refused to plead to the indictment [charge], but was tried, found guilty, and sentenced to three months imprisonment nothing being known regarding the antecedents [family background] of Miss Lloyd.
The offences in question took place on the visit of the Right Honourable Lloyd George, M.P. to Criccieth.
/sgd/. Christopher Negus P.C.
/sgd/. F. Pike, D.D. Inspector
/sgd/. Wm. C. Robinson.