CHILD CRIMINALS OF 1800’s: Children’s Mugshots from the 1870s

These images provided by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums show juveniles convicted of crimes in Newcastle, England between 1871 – 1873.

1.  Jane Farrell stole two boots and was sentenced to 10 hard days labor. Age (on discharge): 12.

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2.  James Donneley, also know as James Darley, 16, had been in and out of prison. On this occasion he was sentenced for two months for stealing some shirts.

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3.  John Reed was sentenced to 14 days hard labor and 5 years reformation for stealing money in 1873. Age (on discharge): 15.

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4.  Robert Charlton, 16, was a laborer from Newcastle and was imprisoned for four months for stealing two pairs of boots.

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5.  John Divine was imprisoned at Newcastle City Gaol for six months after stealing money from another person. Age (on discharge): 17.

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6.  Isabella Hindmarch was convicted of stealing money, she had no previous convictions and served one month with hard labor. Age (on discharge): 16.

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