Friday, February 17, 2012

John Bryan, Imprisoned Four Months for Stealing Lead.

Via Flickr:
John Bryan carried out 4 months at Newcastle City Gaol for stealing lead in 1873.

Age (on discharge): 29
Height: 5.6
Hair: Black
Eyes: Blue
Place of Birth: Newcastle
Status: Married
Occupation: Waterman

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

Reference:TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1226

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