Alnwick in Northumberland Bailey’s Northern Directory 1781

Camble James, linen and woollen draper Cunningham David, grocer and brandy merchant Dorset Francis and Co. cast iron founders, Bedlington furnace Elder Ralph, grocer and brandy merchant Forster Matthew, woollen draper and mercer Hardy Thomas, linen and woollen draper Henderson Ralph, grocer and brandy merchant Hindmarch Michael, ironmonger Mattison John and Luke, ironmongers, Strother Richard, … Continue reading Alnwick in Northumberland Bailey’s Northern Directory 1781

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Mary Ann Ross – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

Mary Ann Ross Mary Ann Ross worked as a prostitute and was convicted of theft of money many times, but on this occasion her sentence was for 6 months in Newcastle City Gaol. Age (on discharge): 34 Height: 5.2 Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Place of Birth: Edinburgh Status: Widow These photographs are of convicted criminals … Continue reading Mary Ann Ross – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

Thomas Watson – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

Thomas Watson After being caught stealing some boots, Thomas Watson was sentenced to 2 months in prison in 1873. Age (on discharge): 40 Height: 5.6 Hair: Dark Brown Eyes: Hazel Place of Birth: Newcastle Status: Married Occupation: Shoemaker These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - 1873. Reference:TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1138 (Copyright) We're happy … Continue reading Thomas Watson – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

John Roman – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

John Roman Aged 64, John Roman had to carry out 14 days hard labour for stealing some clothes in 1873. Age (on discharge): 64 Height: 5.7 Hair: Grey Eyes: Blue Place of Birth: Germany Status: Married Occupation: Tailor These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - 1873. Reference:TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1136 (Copyright) We're happy … Continue reading John Roman – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

John Reed – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

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: … Continue reading John Reed – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

James Donneley – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

James Donneley Also know as James Darley, at the age of just 16, this young man had been in and out of prison, but on this occasion he was sentenced for 2 months for stealing some shirts. Age:16 Height:5.0 Hair: Brown Eyes:Hazel Place of Birth: Shotley Bridge Work: Labourer These photographs are of convicted criminals … Continue reading James Donneley – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

William Harrison – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

William Harrison This is William Harrison. He was born in Durham and worked as a porter. He was convicted of obtaining oats by false pretence. He was sentenced to 12 months in Newcastle City Gaol in 1872. Age (on discharge): 51 Height: 5.7 Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Place of Birth: Durham Married or single: Married … Continue reading William Harrison – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

James Davit – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

James Davit James Davit was convicted of the crime - confusing to obtain money by false pretence and was sentenced to 6 weeks in prison. Age (on discharge): 18 Height: 5.8 Hair: Dark Eyes: Dark Place of Birth: Ireland Married or single: Single These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - 1873. … Continue reading James Davit – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

Jane Farrell – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

Jane Farrell stole 2 boots and was sentenced to do 10 hard days labour. Age (on discharge): 12 Height: 4.2 Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Place of Birth: Newcastle Married or single: Single These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - 1873. Reference: TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1090 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this … Continue reading Jane Farrell – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

James Jobling – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

James Jobling was convicted for the offence of 'Unlawfully Wounding' James Jobling Placed in Newcastle, James Jobling was convicted for the offence of 'Unlawfully Wounding' Age (on discharge): 26 Height: 5.4 Hair: Light Brown Eyes: Blue Place of Birth: Newcastle Married or single: Single These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - … Continue reading James Jobling – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

Alice Mullholland – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

Alice Mullholland was a hawker from Newcastle and was sentenced to 3 months in Newcastle City Gaol after being convicted of stealing some boots. Age (on discharge): 18 Height: 5.0¼ Hair: Dark Brown Eyes: Blue Place of Birth: Newcastle Status: Single These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - 1873. Reference:TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1261 … Continue reading Alice Mullholland – Newcastle Criminals 1871 -1873

Adderstone Northumberland The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1840

Adderstone, a township in the chapelry of Bambrough, Northumberland; 3 miles south-east by south from Belford; on the post-road from Berwick to Alnwick. Pop., in 1801, 300; in 1831, 322. Houses 55. Poor rates, in 1837, £178. Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1840.