Saturday, January 16, 2016

Criminals during the First World War – 35 Vintage Mugshots of North Shields in the 1910s

Here is a vintage mugshot collection of 35 prisoner photographs in North Shields, England during the First World War.

Charles S. Jones, arrested for stealing from clothes lines, 15 September 1914

Christina Austin, arrested for stealing dresses, 11 July 1916

Christina Haggerty, arrested for stealing money, 9 February 1916

Frederick Ellwood, fireman, arrested for breaking and entering, 4 August 1914

George Bamlett, grocer, arrested for assault, 19 October 1914

George Fay, soldier, arrested for stealing, 9 December 1915

George Walker, soldier, arrested for cashing a forged cheque, 15 March 1916

Isabella McQue alias Hubbart, arrested for stealing a sealskin coat, 18 February 1915

James George Chase, munitions worker, arrested for obtaining money by false pretences, 22 January 1916

James White, seaman, arrested for thefts from the Tyne Sailors' Home, 13 March 1915

Jane A. Teasdale, arrested for obtaining food and lodgings by false pretences, 9 September 1915

Jane Agnes Duffy, arrested for theft, 9 December 1914

Jesse Rudd, arrested for stealing money from a gas meter, 6 May 1915

John P. Wilson, soldier, arrested for theft, 21 January 1916

John Stewart, miner, arrested for stealing ducks and hens, 24 August 1914

John T. Ingleson, soldier, arrested for breaking and entering, 30 March 1915

John W. Hoole alias Thomas McNeish, arrested for stealing money, 6 July 1915

Lawrence Armstrong alias Hanby, soldier, arrested for theft, 30 September 1915

Lillian Tibbs, arrested for stealing a dress, 12 September 1914

Mark Schidlossky, seaman, arrested for robbery, 3 October 1914

Matthew M. Lamb, trawler-hand, arrested for breaking and entering, 5 October 1914

Mona Wilson, arrested for theft, 21 January 1916

Peter Taylor, coppersmith, arrested for stealing from his employers, 13 May 1915

Reginald Stains alias Brown, chief steward, arrested for false pretences, 4 December 1915

Robert Jackson, hawker, arrested for stealing money, 2 July 1915

Robert Muir, miner, arrested for stealing potatoes, 17 August 1914

Rolf Halversen, fireman, arrested for stealing money, 15 December 1914

Sarah Cuthill, arrested for stealing clothes, 20 July 1916

Sarah Dowd, arrested for stealing money, 9 February 1916

Thomas Dodds, labourer, arrested for robbery, 3 October 1914

Thomas Harrington, arrested for indecent assault, 28 September 1914

Thomas Henry Miller, soldier, arrested for theft, 25 November 1915

Walter Firth, soldier, arrested for pawning military uniform, 19 October 1914

Wilhelmina Armstrong, arrested for stealing dresses, 11 July 1916

William Glendinning, labourer, arrested for theft, 22 February 1915

(Photos from Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums)

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