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Submitted by Adam D Turner

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - Hungarian
Approval Date: 8/11/2021 12:59 PM
Family Surname: Gottfried
Country: Hungary
Town: Budapest?
Date of Image: 1906
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This is my gg-uncle Erno Gottfried, apparently in a prison record for the crime of "theft," in a record from the Royal Criminal Court of Budapest Prison (original record is indexed at https://archives.hungaricana.hu/hu/lear/Fogoly/248710/ )

If they appear on the record, I would be particularly interested in the details of Erno's crime and punishment, as well as any details of where he was living at the time, or any other relatives besides his parents who might have been mentioned. Erno was born in Bekecs, Zemplen County, but was known to have been living in Budapest at the time of his death in 1939, so he could well have moved there much earlier.

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8/15/2021 10:28 AM Number 1307
Name: Ernő Gottfried
Height: 170, Build: slender, Face: longish, Complexion: pale
Hair: blond, Forehead: high, Eyebrows: blond, Eyes: blue
Nose, mouth: normal, Teeth: whole, Mustache: -
Chin: round, Unusual identifying marks: -
Birthdate: 15 January 1886
Birthplace: Bekecs (Zemplén)
Residence: "
Mother tongue: Hungarian
Religion: Jewish
Family status: legitimate, Jakab G. and Biri Sparger deceased
Marital status: unmarried
Children: -
Occupation: butcher
Military status: conscriptable
Education: can read and write, no higher education
Priors: -
Alleged crime: stealing
Arrest: in Budapest, 29 August 1906, 12 p.m.
Transfer to arresting institution: 31 August 1906, 3 p.m.
Arresting authority: chief of police [warrant/decree] 56541
Preliminary or investigative confinement decree: district judge decree number B. XV. 331 dated 1 September 1906 [can't figure out abbreviation] IX/7.
Accomplices: -
Health: good, no tendency for mental illness or epilepsy
Release: ordered to be released by district judge decree number BXV. 331 dated 3 September 1906.
Personal belongings: knife, cigarette paper, 1, employment book
Kerchief, necktie, shoelace, string, mirror
Behavior: good
Support while incarcerated: state
Release: freed on 3 September 1906
Provided on release: own clothing
How will he provide for himself: see over(?)

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