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Thomas Tweedy

Sentenced to carry out 4 months hard labour in Newcastle City Gaol, Thomas Tweedy was found guilty of stealing money on 26 December 1872.


Age (on discharge): 20

Height: 5.4

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Blue

Place of Birth: Newcastle

Status: Single

Occupation: Labourer


Tweedy has four previous convictions listed on his particulars sheet covering the period 1863-1872, including a conviction in 1869 for stealing a toilet cover.


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


Reference:TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1166


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