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The Pardoning of a Criminal

Conrad Baur (German, active 1517–32)

A Judge of the Criminal Court

Pierre Narcisse Guérin (French, Paris 1774–1833 Rome)

Phillis Robinson

Phillis Robinson was charged with stealing money from a person and sentenced to 1 month at Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 34.Height: 5.2½.Hair: Red.E... more

"The Drama of the Criminal Court"

Defense attorney bringing jury to tears by showing sorrowful wife and children of accused ("actors hired for the occasion").

John Taylor

John Taylor was sentenced to 1 month at Newcastle City Gaol after stealing a trowel, but had to do another month after the first conviction...Age (on discharge): 26.Height: 5.9¼.Hair: ... more

Agnes Stewart

Agnes Stewart was a married lady from Edinburgh and was convicted of the crime - theft of money...Age (on discharge): 28.Height: 5.3.Hair: Brown.Eyes: ... more

Michael Clement Fisher

Michael Clement Fisher was 13 in this photograph and was an accomplice of Henry Leonard Stephenson. They were both charged with breaking in to houses and sentenced to 2 months in prison. Michael was born in Wes... more

George Lamb

Accomplice of the Duffy brothers, George Lamb was sentenced to 4 months in prison after stealing money...Age (on discharge): 17.Height: 5.4.Hair: Dark Brown.Eye... more

James Jobling

Placed in Newcastle, James Jobling was convicted for the offence of 'Unlawfully Wounding' ..Age (on discharge): 26.Height: 5.4.Hair: Light Brown.Eyes: ... more

William Harrison

This is William Harrison. He was born in Durham and worked as a porter. He was convicted of obtaining oats by false pretence...He was sentenced to 12 months in Newcastle City Gaol in 1872...Age (on discharge): ... more

James Loxley

James Loxley was convicted of stealing money off a person and was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment...Age (on discharge): 22.Height: 5.7 and a half.Hair: Brown... more

Richard Bradshaw

Richard Bradshaw was caught stealing money and was sentenced to 6 months to serve in Newcastle City Gaol in 1872...Age (on discharge): 40.Height: 5.6½.Hair: Bro... more

John Duffy

John Duffy along with his brother Peter Duffy and George lamb were found guilty of assault and theft. He was imprisioned for 6 months...Age (on discharge): 16.Height: 5.2½.Hair: ... more

George Lee

George Lee was a traveller from Felling, who was caught and convicted for stealing money and was sentenced to 3 months at Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 39.Height: 5.12.Hair: ... more

Jane Cartner

Jane Cartner stole a silver watch and was sentenced to 6 months at Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 22.Height: 5.1½.Hair: Light Brown.Eyes: ... more

Rosanna Watson

Along with Mary Catherine Docherty, Ellen Woodman and Mary Hinnigan, Rosanna Watson was sentenced to 7 days hard labour after being caught stealing iron. ..Click on the tags to the right to view her accomplices... more

Joshua Robson

Joshua Robson was sent to Newcastle City Gaol for 6 months, after being convicted of money theft...Age (on discharge): 19.Height: 5.1.Hair: Light Brown.Eyes: ... more

Isabella Dodds

Isabella Dodds was sentenced to 4 months at Newcastle Gaol for stealing a gold watch...Age (on discharge): 17.Height: 4.9.Hair: Brown.Eyes: ... more

Thomas Watson

After being caught stealing some boots, Thomas Watson was sentenced to 2 months in prison in 1873...Age (on discharge): 40.Height: 5.6.Hair: Dark Brown.Eyes: ... more

Alice Mullholland

Alice Mullholland was a hawker from Newcastle and was sentenced to 3 months in Newcastle City Gaol after being convicted of stealing some boots...Age (on discharge): 18.Height: 5.0¼.Hair:... more

Peter Duffy

Along with his brother John Duffy and friend George Lamb, Peter was sentenced to 6 months in Newcastle City Gaol for assault and theft on another person...Age (on discharge): 20.Height: 5... more

Edward Shevlin

Edward Shevlin stole a coat and was sentenced to 6 months in prison...Age: 32.Height: 5.5.Hair: Brown.Eyes:Blue.Place of Birth: Ireland.Work: Labourer.Status: Married..These photographs are of convicted crimina... more

Mary Hinnigan

Along with Mary Catherine Docherty, Ellen Woodman and Rosanna Watson, Mary Hinnigan was caught stealing iron and was sentenced to do 7 days hard labour...Age (on discharge): 13.Height: 5.... more

Thomas Dixon

Thomas Dixon was sentenced to 6 months for the crime - theft of money at Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 20.Height: 5.6.Hair: Brown.Eyes: ... more

Henry Miller

At the young age of 14, Henry Miller was charged with the theft of clothing and sentenced to 14 days hard labour for his crime...Age (on discharge): 14.Height: 4.5.Hair: ... more

Mary Ann Ross

Mary Ann Ross worked as a prostitute and was convicted of theft of money many times, but on this occasion her sentence was for 6 months in Newcastle City Gaol. ..Age (on discharge): 34.Height: ... more

Robert Hardy

Robert Hardy was ordered to carry out 4 months at Newcastle City Gaol for stealing ale in 1873 with George Ray and Thomas Pearson...Age (on discharge): 21.Height: 5.6½.Hair: ... more

James Davit

James Davit was convicted of the crime - confusing to obtain money by false pretence and was sentenced to 6 weeks in prison...Age (on discharge): 18.Height: 5.8.Hair: ... more

Ellen Woodman

At the young age of 11, Ellen was ordered to do 7 days hard labour after being convicted of stealing iron when caught with Mary Catherine Docherty, Rosanna Watson and Mary Hinnigan...Age (on discharge): 11.Heig... more

James Scullion

James Scullion was sentenced to 14 days hard labour at Newcastle City Gaol for stealing clothes. After this he was sent to Market Weighton Reformatory School for 3 years...Age (on discharge): 13.Height: ... more

Robert Charlton

Robert Charlton was a labourer from Newcastle and was imprisoned for 4 months for stealing 2 pairs of boots ...Age: 16.Height: 4.11.Hair: Brown.Eyes: Hazel.Place of Birth: Newcastle.Status: Single..These photog... more

George Robb

Sentenced to 6 months, George Robb was sent to Newcastle City Gaol for stealing money. ..Age (on discharge): 19.Height: 5.5.Hair: Dark Brown.Eyes: ... more

William Smith

William Smith stole money and some scales in 1873 and was ordered to do 2 months at Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 25.Height: 5.3.Hair: Brown.Eyes: ... more

Jane Farrell

Jane Farrell stole 2 boots and was sentenced to do 10 hard days labour...Age (on discharge): 12.Height: 4.2.Hair: Brown.Eyes: Blue.Pla... more

Margaret McCann

The lady pictured was sentenced to 6 months in Newcastle City Gaol for stealing money from a person of another. ..Age (on discharge): 24.Height: 5.1 ½.Hair: Lig... more

Catherine Kelly

Sentenced to 3 months, Catherine Kelly was found guily of stealing bed linen and was sent to Newcastle Gaol...Age (on discharge): 17.Height: 5.1.Hair: Brown.Eye... more

Mary Patterson

Mary Patterson was sentenced to 6 weeks in 1873 for theft of poultry...Age (on discharge): 25.Height: 5.3.Hair: Brown.Eyes: Brown.Plac... more

John Richards

John Richards was convicted of the crime - stealing money from person and was sentenced to 3 months at Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 25.Height: 5.5½.Hair: ... more

David Barron

David Barron was a cabinet maker who was convicted and sentenced to 6 months imprisonment for stealing champagne along with William Hill...Age (on discharge): 19.Height: 5.11.Hair: ... more

Henry Leonard Stephenson

At such a young age, Henry Leonard Stephenson was convicted of breaking in to houses and was sentenced to 2 months in prison in 1873..Age (on discharge): 12.Height: 4.5.Hair: ... more

Sabina Forbes

Sabina Forbes was convicted of the crime - theft of money and sentenced to 6 months in the Newcastle Gaol...Age (on discharge): 32.Height: 5.5.Hair: Brown.Eyes:... more

Catherine Flynn

Catherine Flynn was sentenced to 6 months at Newcastle City Gaol for the conviction of the crime - stealing money from person...Age (on discharge): 34.Height: 5.1.Hair: ... more

Mary Ann McCasfrey

Mary Ann McCasfrey was given a prison sentence of 4 months at Newcastle City Gaol, for stealing a gold watch from another person...Age (on discharge): 41.Height: 5.5.Hair: ... more

Ann Burns

After stealing a waistcoat Ann Burns was sentenced to 1 month imprisonment...Age (on discharge): 18.Height: 4.11½.Hair: Dark Brown.Eyes: ... more

John Grieveson

John Grieveson was convicted of the crime - theft of pigeons, where he was ordered to carry out 4 months at Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 21.Height: 5.4.Hair: ... more

William Bell

As strange as it sounds, William Bell was caught stealing some beef and was sent to Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 32.Height: 5.5¾.Hair: Brown.Eyes: ... more

Ann Wood

Ann Wood was sentenced to do 2 months in prison after being caught stealing money...Age (on discharge): 30.Height: 5.3½.Hair: Brown.Eyes: ... more

George Ray

Along with Thomas Pearson and Robert Hardy, George Ray was sentenced to 4 months in Newcastle City Gaol for stealing ale in 1873...Age (on discharge): 30.Height: 5.6.Hair: ... more

John Allan

John Allan stole some money and was sentenced to 6 months at Newcastle City Gaol for his crime...Age (on discharge): 19.Height: 5.8.Hair: Brown.Eyes: ... more

Robert Bolam

Robert was a labourer and along with William Salmon and Thomas Garratty, they were sentenced to 6 months after stealing clothes...Age: 20.Height: 5.7.Hair: Brown.Eyes: Hazel.Place of Birth: Gateshead.Status: Si... more

Patrick O'Neill

Patrick O'Neill spent 18 months in Newcastle City Gaol after being caught and convicted of breaking in to houses. ..Age (on discharge): 19.Height: 5.2.Hair: Dar... more

William Salmon

Along with Robert Bolam and Thomas Garratty, William Salmon stole some clothes and was sentenced to 6 months after being convicted of the theft...Age:18.Height: 5.5.Hair: Brown.Eyes: Blue.Place of Birth: Dumfri... more

John Scott

John Scott was sentenced to carry out 6 months in Newcastle City Gaol for stealing lead in 1872...Age (on discharge): 29.Height: 5.5½.Hair: Brown.Eyes: ... more

John Bryan

John Bryan carried out 4 months at Newcastle City Gaol for stealing lead in 1873. ..Age (on discharge): 29.Height: 5.6.Hair: Black.Eyes: ... more

William Brankston

William Brankston was convicted of the crime - theft of four rabbits and was sentenced to carry out 1 month at Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 43.Height: 5.6.Hair: ... more

Thomas Pearson

Thomas Pearson, accomplice to Robert Hardy and George Ray, was sentenced to 4 months at Newcastle City Gaol after being caught stealing ale...Age (on discharge): 31.Height: 5.8.Hair: ... more

Isabella Smith

Isabella Smith was sentenced to 6 weeks at Newcastle City Gaol for stealing poultry...Age (on discharge): 60.Height: 5.0¼.Hair: Grey.Eyes: ... more

Thomas Garretty

Thomas Garretty, along with Robert Bolam and William Salmon, was convicted of stealing clothes and sentenced to 6 months...Age: 18.Height: 5.0.Hair: D.brown.Eyes: Grey.Place of Birth: Gateshead.Work: Labourer.S... more

Mary Costella

Mary Costella was convicted of theft after stealing money from her victim. She was sentenced to 15 months at Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 27.Height: 5.1.Hair: ... more

John Divine

John Divine was imprisoned at Newcastle City Gaol for 6 months after stealing money from another person...Age (on discharge): 17.Height: 5.7.Hair: Dark Brown.Ey... more

Charles Burns

Charles Burns was sentenced to 3 months at Newcastle City Gaol for the crime - false pretences...Age (on discharge): 19.Height: 5.5.Hair: Dark.Eyes: ... more

James Donneley

Also know as James Darley, at the age of just 16, this young man had been in and out of prison, but on this occasion he was sentenced for 2 months for stealing some shirts...Age:16.Height:5.0.Hair: Brown.Eyes:H... more

Robert Cruddace

Robert Cruddace was convicted of the crime - money theft and was sentenced to 6 months at Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 25.Height: 5.10½.Hair: Brown... more

George Bell

For stealing a watch, George Bell was sentenced to 2 months in Newcastle City Gaol in 1873...Age (on discharge): 24.Height: 5.4½.Hair: Brown.Eyes: ... more

Jane Carlisle

Jane Carlisle thieved some bed linen and was caught and convicted of this crime. She served 2 months at Newcastle City Gaol. ..Age (on discharge): 29.Height: 4.10.Hair: ... more

John Roman

Aged 64, John Roman had to carry out 14 days hard labour for stealing some clothes in 1873. ..Age (on discharge): 64.Height: 5.7.Hair: Grey.Eyes: ... more

John Reed

The young man above was sentenced to do 14 days hard labour and 5 years reformation for stealing money in 1873...Age (on discharge): 15.Height: 4.11.Hair: Light... more

Thomas Tweedy

Sentenced to carry out 4 months in Newcastle City Gaol, Thomas Tweedy was found guilty of stealing money in 1872...Age (on discharge): 20.Height: 5.4.Hair: Brow... more

Mary Catherine Docherty

Mary Catherine Docherty was sentenced to 7 days hard labour after being convicted of stealing iron along with her accomplices: Mary Hinnigan, Ellen Woodman and Rosanna Watson...Age (on discharge): 14.Height: ... more

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: ... more

Ezekiel Yates

In 1873, Ezekiel Yates was convicted of stealing tobacco and was ordered to carry out a sentence of 6 months at Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 35.Height: 5.5¼.Hair: ... more

Ann Kirk

Ann Kirk was caught thieving money from people on several occasions, but this time in 1873, Ann was sentenced to 3 months in Newcastle City Gaol...Age (on discharge): 35.Height: 5.1½.Hair... more

William Hill

William Hill, along with David Barron, stole champagne and was charged for the theft and sentenced to 6 months in prison...Age: 28, .Height: 5.6 .Hair: Light.Place of Birth: Newcastle.Status: Single.Work: Joine... more

William Badger

William Badger was sentenced to 6 months at Newcastle Gaol for stealing a watch in 1872...Age (on discharge): 20.Height: 5.0.Hair: Brown.Eyes: ... more

Photographs of Nick Phillips

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate Nick Phillips, register number 26903. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right profi... more

Photograph of G. C. Robertson

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate G. C. Robertson, register number 28957. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right pro... more

Photograph of Louis Barcum

Inmate File of Louis Barcum

Photograph of Lyman Ford

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate Lyman Ford, register number 27683. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right profile ... more

Photograph of Abner Davis

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate Abner Davis, register number 12254. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right profile... more

Photograph of Earnest E. Adams

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate Earnest E. Adams, register number 12241. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right pr... more

Photograph of Charles Larkin

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate Charles Larkin, register number 27684. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right prof... more

Photograph of Nathan Humphries, Jr.

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate Robert Morris, register number 12263. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right profi... more

Photograph of Herbert J. Droper

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate Herbert J. Droper, register number 27678. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right p... more

Photograph of William Burnette

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate William Burnette, register number 13242. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right pr... more

Photograph of Joseph Tymchuk

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate Joseph Tymchuk register number 339878. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right prof... more

Photograph of John Geter

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmateJohn Geter, register number 13226. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right profile f... more

Photograph of Fred Brown

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate Fred Brown, register number 12246. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right profile ... more

Photograph of Angelo Palmisano

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate Angelo Palmisano, register number 35492. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right pr... more

Photograph of James E. Woodruff

This item is the prison photograph, also known as the "mug shot," of Leavenworth inmate Earnest E. Adams, register number 12241. The photograph is divided into two parts. One side captures the inmate's right pr... more