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John Reed

John Reed
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
Height: 4.11
Hair: Light Brown
Eyes: Grey
Place of Birth: Gateshead
Status: Single
Occupation: Glassmaker

These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 – 1873.

Reference: TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1135

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