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

The villains of the Victorian era

Jane Farrell (12 years old) was convicted of stealing a pair of shoes and was sentenced to 10-days of hard labor

The villains of the Victorian era

James Jobling (26 years old) convicted of injuries.

The villains of the Victorian era

James Davit (18 years old)convicted of fraud, 6 weeks in prison

The villains of the Victorian era

Thomas Smith (32 years old), a shoemaker. Convicted of fraud. 3 months in prison.

The villains of the Victorian era

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.

The villains of the Victorian era

James Donneley (16 years old) worker. 2 months in prison for stealing a shirt.

The villains of the Victorian era

John Reed (15 years old), a glazier – 14 days hard labor for stealing money

The villains of the Victorian era

John Roman (64 years old), a tailor – 14 days hard labor for stealing clothes

The villains of the Victorian era

Thomas Watson (40 years old), a shoemaker, stealing shoes. 2 months in prison.

The villains of the Victorian era

Thomas Tweedy (20 years old) worker. Stealing money. 4 months in prison.

The villains of the Victorian era

Agnes Stewart (28 years old) was married lady from Edinburgh and was found guilty of stealing money.

The villains of the Victorian era

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

The villains of the Victorian era

Mary Catherine Docherty (14 years old) was sentenced to 7 days of hard labor on charges of stealing iron

The villains of the Victorian era

Ellen Woodman (11 years old), accused of stealing iron too

The villains of the Victorian era

Mary Hinnigan (13 years old) accused of stealing iron too