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John Storey

John Storey was sentenced to 1 month at Newcastle City Gaol for stealing wood.


Age (on discharge): 32

Height: 5.8

Hair: Light

Eyes: Grey

Place of Birth: Newcastle

Status: Single

Occupation: Labourer


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


Reference:TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1279


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Taken on January 10, 2011