The villains of the Victorian era
Photos of prisoners in Newcastle, England (Newcastle City Gaol and House of Correction) period from December 1871 – December 1873
Jane Farrell (12 years old) was convicted of stealing a pair of shoes and was sentenced to 10-days of hard labor
James Jobling (26 years old) convicted of injuries.
James Davit (18 years old)convicted of fraud, 6 weeks in prison
Thomas Smith (32 years old), a shoemaker. Convicted of fraud. 3 months in prison.
William Harrison (51 years old), worked as a loader. He was found guilty of random obtaining the grain. Sentenced to 12 months in prison in Newcastle in 1872.
James Donneley (16 years old) worker. 2 months in prison for stealing a shirt.
John Reed (15 years old), a glazier – 14 days hard labor for stealing money
John Roman (64 years old), a tailor – 14 days hard labor for stealing clothes
Thomas Watson (40 years old), a shoemaker, stealing shoes. 2 months in prison.
Thomas Tweedy (20 years old) worker. Stealing money. 4 months in prison.
Agnes Stewart (28 years old) was married lady from Edinburgh and was found guilty of stealing money.
Mary Ann Ross (34 years old), a prostitute, was convicted of stealing money many times, but this time she was sentenced to 6 months in prison
Mary Catherine Docherty (14 years old) was sentenced to 7 days of hard labor on charges of stealing iron
Ellen Woodman (11 years old), accused of stealing iron too
Mary Hinnigan (13 years old) accused of stealing iron too