@trionacheile @RuthCan75563366 In 1820, A Robert Harman matriculated from TCD (B.A.). A RH took his call to the Bar in Trinity Term 1825, and had an address at 27 Gardiner St, Middle (between 1828 to 1839).
@trionacheile @RuthCan75563366 In late 1829, an RH with an address at Gardiner Street (described as 'gent.' but not as a Barrister) filed a declaration for insolvency.
@trionacheile @RuthCan75563366 RH shared that address with Christopher and Ralph Harman, attorneys. Robert was there in 1841 (after his conviction) but not in 1843. Christopher died in Feb. 1840 and had an address in Cavan.
@trionacheile @RuthCan75563366 Assuming there was a link between RH, CH and RH, Robert might have had a Cavan connection so more might be found there. If he's the same RH that filed for bankruptcy, he might have struggled financially for sometime, and that might provide context to the theft.
@trionacheile @RuthCan75563366 He might be the same (or connected to) Robert Harman who took his call to the English Bar (13 May 1822). He was the econd son of William Harman of Dublin, deceased (See Gray's Inns Admission Register: 1521 - 1889, p. 426).
@trionacheile @RuthCan75563366 I found this information via Findmypast, tcd.ie/library/digita… (which provides a digital copy of the Alumni Dublinenses: A Register of the students, graduates, professors, and providers of Trinity College), and a general search on Google.
@trionacheile @RuthCan75563366 English newspapers also reported Robert's conviction. In addition to the pawnbrokers' evidence, library porters identified Robert. According to George Hanyard, Robert used to lend newspapers to the porters, and he would 'then move from stall to stall' (Globe, 18 Apr. 1840).

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