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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 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email To purchase a hi-res copy please email quoting the title and reference number.


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