The young man above was sentenced to do 14 days hard labour and 5 years reformation for stealing money in 1873.
Age (on discharge): 15
Hair: Light Brown
Place of Birth: Gateshead
These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 – 1873.
Reference: TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1135
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